Lavada Kirk Young

Lavada Kirk Young

Lavada Kirk Young was born September 7, 1926 in McNairy County, TN the daughter of the late Stanton and Lula Tackett Kirk.

She was united in marriage to Bedford Eugene Young on May 6, 1955. Mr. Young preceded her in death on February 19, 2002, following 46 years of marriage.

Mrs. Young was a 1947 graduate of Ramer High School. She was formerly employed by McNairy Central High School in Selmer as a Teacher's Aide, and also served as manager of the Selmer Antique Mall. Mrs. Young was a faithful member of the Antioch church of Christ. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Young departed this life on January 5, 2013 in Bells, TN at the age of 86 Years, 3 Months, 29 Days.

She is survived by two daughters, Nelda Young (Steve) and Bobbie Martin (William), all of Jackson, TN; two grandchildren, Robert Steven Young, Jr. (Maryalice) of Raleigh, NC and Nolen Kirk Young of Nashville, TN; a great-grandchild, Mary Catherine Young; a sister, Oleta McCullar (Vester Lee) of Ramer, TN; two brothers, William Hester Kirk (Helen) of Collierville, TN and Orval Kirk (Betty) of Pigeon Forge, TN; a sister-in-law, Lola Williams of Middleton, TN.

Mrs. Young was also preceded in death by a sister, Arminta DePoyster, and two brothers, James Ralph Kirk and Robert Milford Kirk.

Services will be held on January 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Selmer with Brian Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in the Lake Hill Memorial Gardens at Bethel Springs. Memorial contributions may be made to the Antioch church of Christ in Ramer, TN. 731-645-3481.

Funeral Home

Shackelford Funeral Directors of Selmer
160 West Cypress Avenue Selmer, TN 38375
(731) 645-3481

Published in The Jackson Sun on Jan. 7, 2013