Charlotte Wimberley Young age 82, passed away Monday, January 21, 2013, at Waverly Care Home in West Point.
Charlotte Wimberley Young was born March 15, 1930, in Houston, to the late Ethel Alford and Willie Kenneth Wimberley. She was a homemaker and bookkeeper. Mrs. Young was a member of First United Methodist Church.
Charlotte Wimberley Young married Caradine Westbrook Young March 6, 1949, at First United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Young graduated from West Point High School in 1948, and also attended Blue Mountain College. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church until becoming ill. She had taught Sunday School, served on many committees, and was youth leader for 18 years. She was a life member of the West Point Junior Auxiliary having served as President. Mrs. Young was very active for many years in the American Cancer Society and later with the Love Lights Program.
Funeral services are Wednesday, January 23, 2013, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, Rev. Jeff Shannon officiating. Speaking for the family will be John McBryde, Kenny Dill, Elizabeth Bailey and Robin McCormick. Burial will follow in Memorial Garden Cemetery in West Point. The body will lie at the church from 12:30 p.m. until service time. Calvert Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements.
Survivors include husband Caradine Westbrook Young, three daughters, Gale Griggs (Buddy), Lynne Posey, Robin McCormick all of West Point, seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and her caregiver, Flora Harris of West Point. She was preceded in death by grandson, Matt Posey and her sister Sandra Wimberley.
Pallbearers are Brian Griggs, Hal Posey, Jr., Ryan Posey, Reid Posey, Cary McCormick, Leigh Griggs Camp, and Meg McCormick,
Honorary Pallbearers are Dr. T. N. Braddock, Dewel Brashier, J. W. Cantrell, Spec Cook, Frank Dichiara, Kenny Dill, Hal Hill, Lewis Keller, Jimmy Littlefield, Johnny Littlefield, Charlie Newell, Jesse Harmon, Walter Newell, Don Permenter,
Richard Rape, James I. Rhea, Mac Steadman, Joe Taggart, Jimmy Terry, Doug Wood, Jimmy Wood, Bobby Wooten, Skip McVey, Members of the WP Fire Department, the Friendly Fellowship Sunday School Class, and the Staff of Waverly Care Home.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Youth Fund, P. O. Box 293, West Point, MS 39773 or to Oak Hill Academy Matt Posey Scholarship Fund, 808 North Eshman Avenue, West Point, MS 39773, or to the West Point Junior Auxilliary, P. O. Box 45, West Point, MS 39773 or the Donor’s Choice.
Visitation is today, Tuesday, January 22, 2013, from 5 - 7 p.m. at Calvert Funeral Home.
Friends may leave an online condolence at www.calvertfuneralhome.com