Graveside services for Irene Young, 96, of Sylvester, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Sylvester Cemetery. Rev. Mark Lasater will officiate and interment will follow under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Young died Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital in Sweetwater.
She was born Sept. 16, 1917, in Bronte, TX. She married Albert A. Young on July 11, 1936 in Sweetwater.
Irene was a member of Sylvester First Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and lived in Sylvester since 1979, coming from Breckenridge.
Survivors include her daughters, Shirley Morgan and husband Preston of Warner Robins, GA and Patricia (Pat) Ely and husband Harold, Jr. of Sylvester; grandchildren, Hal Ely, III of Sylvester, Scott Ely and wife Sabra of Sylvester, Wesley Morgan of Warner Robins, GA, Kerry Morgan of Warner Robins, GA and Johnny Morgan of Warner Robins, GA; and four great-grandchildren, including Brandon Ely of Sylvester.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Young, on April 13, 1984.