Ronda Kay Young Martin
Ronda Kay Young Martin, 35, of Orange, passed away on Aug. 1, at her home.
Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 14, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Tony Storey of Family Worship Center in Orange.
Born in Odessa, on July 22, 1979, she was the daughter of Richard Young and Johnnie (Pendarvis) Young and husband Steve Young. She graduated from Buckeye High School in Deville, La., and had a career as a tax pro at Jackson-Hewitt. She was a member of The Family Worship Center in Orange. Ronda was a dedicated wife and mother. She was a wonderful sister and best friend. She brought joy to the lives of those around her and will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her fathers, Donnie Goff and Gene Wages; her aunt, Louella “Cissy” Jean Bourgeoix; her uncles, Charles Goff and Dewayne Grant; her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. John Pendarvis, Bob Young, Bill Dowling and Ron Sprinkle.
She is survived by her husband, Thomas Martin of Orange; mother Johnnie Young and husband Steve of Pineville, La; father, Richard Young of Orange; children Christopher Young, Heaven Martin, Cheyanne Cook and Cynthia Martin of Orange, and Justin Young of Shreveport, La; sisters Katina Rayborn and husband Rodney of Tioga, La, LeaAnne Bergeaux and husband Wayne of Orange, Sara Young of Bridge City, Jeri Simpson of Streator, Il, Trudy Elcome of Longview, and Tonya Hampton and Deanne Crawford of Katy; brothers, Josh Kemp and Yance Young of Beaumont and Sean Williams of Bridge City; grandparents, Jean Dowling and James Quinne of Orange; nephews, Anthony Downs of Tioga, Alex Williams, Garette Williams, Seth Bergeaux and Cameron Bergeaux of Orange, Corbon Wages, and Michael Hampton, both of Katy, Leland Martin of San Antonio,; nieces Keale Young and Lillie Young of Orange and Heather Hampton and Rhiannon Crawford of Katy; her father-in-law, James Martin and wife, Delissa Powell of Orange; mother-in-law, and Christina Ham of Orange. In addition, she is survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, extended family and friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be Kenny Roach, B. Lingo, Robert Smith, James Shaver Jr. and Wayne Bergeaux ,and Sean Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Brandon Rosier.