Mrs. Rebekah A. Young, age 75, of Menlo, GA, died Thursday, September 10, 2020, at her residence.
Mrs. Young was born December 12, 1944, in Trion, GA, daughter of the late James Prentice Alexander and Clara Mozelle Smith Alexander. Prior to her retirement, she was employed with the Chattooga County Board of Education. Mrs. Young was a member of the Menlo Presbyterian Church where she was actively involved in the “Women of the Church.” In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James Prentice “Jimmy” Alexander.
Mrs. Young is survived by her husband, Blanding “Butch” Young; sons, Blanding Young, Jr., Tip (Becky) Young; daughters, Gloria (Mark) Young, Claudia (Wes) Maddux; grandchildren, Melanie Burnette, Mason Love, Olivia Young, Joslyn Maddux, Sarah Young, Haley Grace Maddux, and Will Maddux; great-grandchildren, Callan Blanding Burnette and Carter Burnette.
Graveside services for Mrs. Young will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, September 13, 2020, at AMI Cemetery with Rev. Jan Warren-Taylor officiating. Pallbearers will be Phil Green, Mike Sellers, James Spears, Keith Smith, John Leslie, and the Men of Menlo Presbyterian Church.
There will be no visitation.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations be made to either the AMI Cemetery Fund (C/O Sue Gilley – P. O. Box 25 Menlo, GA 30731) or to Menlo Presbyterian Church (C/O James Spears – 2325 Highway 337 Menlo, GA 30731).
The Young family along with the staff of Mason Funeral Home remind anyone in attendance to keep in mind the current guidelines and restrictions set forth by the C.D.C. as it pertains to social gatherings including social distancing, gathering limits, and face masks.
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Arrangements are provided by Mason Funeral Home- Summerville, GA.