Mrs. Mary Louise Young of Campbellsville passed peacefully from this life on Monday, October 19, 2020 at 11:55 PM at the Campbellsville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Daughter of the late Hugh and Nora (Bottoms) Lanham, she was born in Marion County on May 14, 1928. Mrs. Young was 92 years, 5 months, and 5 days of age. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a faithful member of Beech Grove Baptist Church in Springfield. She was a devoted woman, both to her family and her God, and had taught the Praying Hands Sunday School Class over 50 years. Mrs. Young was a homemaker and the beloved wife of Mr. Dalton Young, who preceded her in death in 2011.
Besides her husband, she was also preceded in death by two sons: James B. “Jimmy” Young, and William “Billy” Young; and eight siblings: Stanley Lanham, Beatrice Tate, Garnett Lanham, Bobby Lanham, Paul Lanham, Gene Lanham, Daisy Berry, and Everett Lanham.
She leaves to carry her legacy:
A son: Danny Young and wife Vickie of Campbellsville,
Six grandchildren that she loved and cherished: Candace Young (with whom she shared a special bond), Karri An Drury, Billy Joe Young, Justin Young, J.B. Young, and Clint Young,
Two siblings: Harold Lanham and wife Marlene of Harrodsburg, and Carol Gordon and husband Sidney of Gravel Switch,
Four great-great grandchildren,
And a host of other family and friends.
There will be a funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Young on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 3:00 PM in the sanctuary of the Beech Grove Baptist Church, Perryville Rd, Springfield, KY. Bro. Bobby Estes will be officiating. Mrs. Young will be laid to rest beside her husband in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Perryville immediately following the service.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, Oct. 22, at the L.R. Petty Funeral Home, 1765 New Columbia Rd, Campbellsville from 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM, and at the Beech Grove Baptist Church after 1:00 PM until time for the service.
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