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John Bell Young, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1910
Death: Oct. 7, 1987

John Bell Young Sr., 76, of 211 Third St., Boonville, died Wednesday, Oct. 7, 1987, at the Baptist Memorial Hospital Central In Memphis after an extended Illness.

Servers were Friday, Oct. 9, at McMillan Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Kemp officiating. Burial was in Booneville Cemetery.

Pall bearers were his immediate family, John Young Jr., Billy Joe Young, David Young, Andy Young, Dalton Garner, Dalton Guy Garner Jr. and Barry H. Flint. Honorary pall bearers were members of the Brotherhood Bible class of the First United Methodist Church; Hardware associates, Mellvin Putt, Clyde Gann; golfing partners, Marvin Smitherman, Guy Roberson, Herschel Stephens and Harmon Barron.

Mr. Young served as vice-president of Booneville Hardware from 1952 to 1960 and president from 1960 to 1976, at which time he retired.

He was a lifelong resident of Prentiss County and a member of the Booneville First United Methodist Church where he served in numerous capacities. He also served on the City School Board in the late 1950's.

Mr. Young was a veteran of World War II and a member of the Booneville Golf and Country Club where he served as a member of its Board of Directors at the time of organization. He was also a member of the American Legion.

He is survived by his wife, Gladys Tays Young; one daughter, Mrs. Dalton Garner Sr. of Booneville; three sons, John Bell Young Jr. of Pontotoc. Billy Joe Young of Corinth and David Young of Booneville: 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  Guy Young (1877 - 1952)
  Ida Cora Fugitt Young (1878 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Gladys Elizabeth Tays Young (1914 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph E Young (1898 - 1952)*
  William Guy Young (1901 - 1980)*
  Mildred Onie Young (1903 - 1905)*
  Charles H Young (1906 - 1949)*
  Frank Taylor Young (1908 - 1968)*
  John Bell Young (1910 - 1987)
  Marion Elmer Young (1922 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Booneville Cemetery
Booneville
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA
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Created by: Panola County Gal
Record added: Dec 13, 2004
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John Bell Young, Sr
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John Bell Young, Sr
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John Bell Young, Sr
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