Wednesday, April 21st, 2010
Evelyn Young, 92, a former resident of Albion and more recently a resident of Crawfordsville, passed away at 2:15 p. m. on Monday, April 19, 2010, at the St. Clare Medical Center in Crawfordsville following an illness of two weeks.
Mrs. Young was born in Albion on February 21, 1918, a daughter of Rollin and Orpha (Lindsey) McGuire. She spent her formative years in that community and graduated from Albion High School in 1938.
On June 30, 1943 she was married in Wolf Lake to H. James Young. Together, the couple owned and operated Jim’s Hardware in Albion for 25 years, retiring in 1986. The couple lived all of their married lives in Albion until moving to Crawfordsville six years ago to be near their daughter.
Mr. Young preceded her in death on January 3, 2004.
She was a member of the Berean Baptist Church in Albion. In addition to her love for her family, she enjoyed baking, crocheting, and knitting for other people.
The surviving relatives include her daughters Charlotte Boyd of Brandon, Miss., Louise (Jerry) Davis of Frankfort, and Karen (Stephen) Selby of New Market; a brother Carl (Pauline) McGuire of Churubusco, and a sister Marcelle (Lee) Mahnesmith of Terre Haute; nine grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers Carlos McGuire, Wroth McGuire, and Max McGuire.
Private family services will be held at the Berean Baptist Church in Albion with Pastor Doug Keenan, officiating.
At the request of the family, calling hours will be private.
Interment will be in the Christian Chapel Cemetery, Merriam.
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco is in charge of the arrangements.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to Berean Baptist Church, 110 Highland Park Drive, Albion, IN 46701.
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