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Carolyn Young went to be with the Lord on October13, 2005. Mrs. Young was an elementary school teacher, tutor, Sunday School Teacher, and pastor's wife. She taught school for over thirty years in Texas and Michigan. She did mission work in Canada and various parts of the US. She was a member of the Joyful Singers Sr. Adult Community Choir in Dallas. She was currently teaching the 3 and 4 year old Sunday School Class at Legacy Baptist Church in Dallas, Georgia. She was known for sending cards and letters to church members and absentees. She was a wonderful Christian lady who always thought of others before herself. Carolyn graduated from Mississippi College (Clinton, MS) with a teaching degree and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Fort Worth, TX) with a degree in religious education. Mrs. Young will be best known for being a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and also a loving foster mother for three daughters. Carolyn will be remembered for her generous heart and loving spirit. She will be surely missed by many. She is survived by her husband, Rev. Dwight L. Young, her daughters, Brenda and Tom Ferrell of Knoxville, TN; Peggy and Ron Chase of Phoenix, AZ; Sharon L. Maddox of Dallas, GA; Sandra and David Burnham of Dallas, GA; grandchildren, Brian Ferrell, Michael and Justin Chase, Jess, Brett, and Hunter Maddox, and Derrick and Shannon Burnham, great grandchild, Tanner Chase, sister Barbara and David Young of Jefferson City, TN. She is preceded in death by her father, Rev. Hugh G. Collins, mother, Lola V. Collins, and brothers Charles and Felix Collins. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the American Diabetes Association and the American Heart Association. Benson Funeral Home. 770-445-9494.
Benson Funeral Home - Dallas
309 Hardee Street Dallas, GA 30132
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Oct. 16, 2005