Lou Johnson Young, 69, the widow of Jacob Mathias “BoPeep” Young, Jr.,
departed this life Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at her residence.
Young was born the daughter of Richard Manning Johnson and Edith Pauline
Douglas Johnson on July 22, 1945 in Georgetown. She attended the
Word of Life Church. She committed her life to acts of selfless giving
and unconditional love for her family.
leaves behind: six children, Cecil Lavern Young, Rodney Wade (Lisa
Stone) Young, Baran Leggette Young, Sr., Bobby LaWayne (Ashley Foxworth)
Young, Sr., Jacob “Jake” Mathis (Rachel Reynolds) Young, III, and Bobby
LaWayne Young, Jr.; thirteen grandchildren, thirteen step-grandchildren;
three great-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren. She
also leaves behind: two brothers, Manning Leggette (Hilda) Johnson
and Terry Douglas (Susan) Johnson; and three sisters, Eva Elizabeth J.
Powers, Vivian J. Ard, and Barbara Ann J. (Archie) Poston; and a number
of nieces and nephews.
was predeceased by: her parents; her husband; two brothers, Aurbia
Lee Johnson and Richard Manning Johnson, Jr.; and a sister, Mary Louise
Graveside Service will be 2PM, Saturday, December 13, 2014, in the New
Zion Church Cemetery directed by the Hemingway Chapel of McKenzie Funeral
will be prior to the service from 12-1:30PM in the sanctuary of New Zion