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William Mack Young biography / obituary - Alcorn County, Mississippi

18 Jan 1866 - 04 Aug 1949

(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)


William Mack Young, retired timber dealer, died this morning at 3:50 o'clock at the family home, 703 Taylor street following an extended illness. He was 83 years of age.

Funeral rites will be held from the chapel of McPeters Funeral Home Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Sam Ashmore, district superintendent of the Aberdeen District of the Methodist church. Burial will be in Henry Cemetery with McPeters Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Young was a native of Hamilton Co., AL, born January 1, 1866. He was married to Miss Ada Lee in October of 1889. She survives. He was a member of the Methodist church and was widely known among timber men and landowners in this area.

In failing health for the past five years, Mr. Young had been seriously ill only a week prior to his passing.

Besides his wife he is survived by two sons, G.T. Young and W. Carl Young of Corinth; two daughters, Mrs. Fairy Klyce and Mrs. Iva Hill of Corinth. Seven grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren also survive.

The Daily Corinthian
Aug. 4, 1949

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