Kay Francis Young, 80, of North Vernon, passed away on Thursday, January 30, 2020, at her residence.
Born January 25, 1940, in New Albany, Mississippi, she was the daughter of Kenneth and Louise Benjamin Nowlin.
Kay was a graduate of Treadwell High School in Memphis, Tennessee. She was a business owner of several Nutri System franchises. Kay enjoyed reading, talking on the phone with her family, and watching golf. She was an animal lover.
Survivors include her son, Billy (Shannon) Young of North Vernon, daughters, Sandra (Carl) Covington of Ward, Arkansas and Cynthia (Billie) Schoenfeld of Jefferson, Georgia; grandchildren, Katherine (Ben) Hicks, Adam (Alison) Covington and Harris Young; great-grandchildren, William Covington, Michael Covington, Katie Lynn Hicks, and Little Ben Hicks.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister, Rexie Smithart.
Private services will be held in Memphis, Tennessee. Dove-Sharp & Rudicel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in North Vernon were entrusted with the care of these arrangements.
Memorials may be made through the funeral home to St. Jude’s Hospital or the local animal shelter.
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