Funeral services for Mr. Houston Clay “Hugh” Young,
Sr., 72, of Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on
Sunday, October 9, 2011, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland
Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Young Cemetery on
Sugartown Lane in Gainesboro, TN.
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4 P.M. – 9 P.
M., and on Sunday from 11 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Thursday, October 6, 2011, at the
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
He was born May 29, 1939, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late William Clay Young and Bessie Stafford Young
Jackson. On September 12, 1959, he was married to Mary
Johnson Young, who survives. He was a salesman, and a
member of the Center Grove Church of Christ. He served in the
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1
Son: Houston Clay Young, Jr.; and 1 Brother: Richard Young.
Survivors include his Wife: Mary Johnson Young of
Cookeville, TN; 3 Sons: Greg (Shonda) Young of Gallatin, TN,
Alan (Sherrie) Young of Cookeville, TN, and Ron Young of
Gainesboro, TN; 7 Grandchildren: Skyler, Keagan, Alan, Jr.,
Justin, Ron, Jr., Nicholas, and Ashley Young; 3 Brothers: Billy
Ray Young, Ralph Young, and Kenny Young, all of Gainesboro,
TN; and 2 Sisters: Dorothy Allen of Cookeville, TN, and Wanda
Dayton of Texas.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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