Mildred O. Young
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Mildred O. Young, 93, went to meet her Lord and Savior Friday, December 28, 2012, in her residence. Mildred was born January 11, 1919 to Seth and Ola Cole. She grew up in Cole Central, attending school in Pitkin and graduating from Sugartown High School. After marrying Raymond Young, she and Raymond made their home in Sugartown where she lived until her death.
Mildred was a member and faithful servant to her Lord at Sugartown Baptist Church. She taught Sunday School, sang in the choir, worked Vacation Bible School, and any other job that helped glorify the Lord. She and Raymond reared their family in a loving Christian home. Through any and all obstacles put in her path, her faith and love for the Lord never faltered. She loved her family and enjoyed each and every occasion to get together with them to share feast and fun. She taught her children there are no gray areas in Christianity, only right and wrong. She was a very strong presence in each of their lives. She will be greatly missed.
Those left to cherish her memory include five children: Glenda Frazier and husband James of Sugartown, Wanda Anderson and husband Jerry of Sugartown, Richard Young and wife Jane of Sugartown, Connie Dean and husband Lee of Nederland, Texas and Gwen Trahan and husband Virgil of Carlyss; seventeen grandchildren, thirty three great grandchildren, and three great,great grandchildren; one sister: Sethie Govenale of DeRidder.
She is preceded in death by her husband Raymond Young of Sugartown; two sisters: Vivian Jones of Oakdale and Gradys Hughes of Groves, Texas and her parents Seth and Ola Cole of Cole Central.
Special thanks to Brighton Bridge Hospice and her Special Caregivers: Betty, Peggy, Joelle, Veronica, and Marlene.
Visitation will be at Labby Funeral Home in DeRidder, Sunday from 5:00p.m. - 9:00p.m. Visitation will continue on Monday from 8:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Her funeral service will be at 11:00a.m. on Monday at Labby Funeral Home conducted by Rev. J.D. Ford, Rev. Morris Goins, and Rev. Alfred Kennedy. Interment will at Sugartown Cemetery.
Published in The Town Talk from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2012