Mary P. Young, 89, of Orange, passed away on May 25, at her home.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm, Thursday, May 28, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. David Turner of Little Cypress Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Orange Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Wednesday, May 27, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, April 10, 1926, she was the daughter of William W. Perry and Susie Nell Moore. Mary was very involved in her Sunday school class at Little Cypress Baptist Church, where she was a member for 55 years. She enjoyed knitting, embroidering, drawing, writing poems, and attending LC-M football games. Mary loved her grandchildren and loved to spend time with them. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John P. Young; brothers, L.J. Perry, George Perry, and William Rae Perry and her sisters, Doris Perry and Opal Bartley.
Mary is survived by her son, John P. Young, Jr. and wife Dana; daughter, Kerry Gearhart; granddaughters, April Russell and Ashley Young; grandson, Blake Young; great grandchildren, Mitchell and Toby Russell and Kynzlee Young and her siblings, Tommy Perry and Shirley Brister
Serving as pallbearers will be Blake Young, Tony Perry, Mike Brister, Larry Joe Perry, David Ambrose and Glen Hamilton. Honorary pallbearers are Mitchell Russell and Toby Russell.