WEAVERVILLE – Betty McElreath Young, age 90, of Weaverville, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at her home.
Mrs. Young was born July 19, 1926 in Buncombe County where she had lived most of her life. Betty was a wonderful homemaker, enjoyed flower gardening, cooking and taking exceptional care of her entire family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and was like a counselor to many. A graduate of Biltmore High School she was also a former member of Merrimon Avenue Baptist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher and a bus captain. She was preceded in death by her parents Ed and Maggie Wilson McElreath; husband, Cyril “CA” Young and 11 siblings.
Surviving are her daughter, Ingrid Young Jenkins; grandson Michael Jenkins and special family friend Karen Russell Entzi.
Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 17, 2017, in the Chapel of West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Ave., Weaverville. Burial will be in Strawbridge Young Cemetery located in Newdale, NC.
The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Sunday at the funeral home.
Flowers are welcome.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mrs. Young’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.
Strawbridge Young Cemetery
Monday July 17th, 2017
River Run Lane
Newdale, NC 28714
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I'm sorry to hear about your loss and pain and wanted to share the Bible's hope of a resurrection at John 5:28,29 at a time when there is no more sickness pain or death right here on earth according to Revelation 21:3,4.Please read these scriptures and may the god of comfort give you comfort in this time of bereavement.
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Ingrid, Sorry about your Mother's death. You took such wonderful care of her, and I know you will miss her.Ellen Rosenberg Gilreath
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Mother ,I love you and I miss you and having you to talk to . I know that you are no longer in pain . You trained to be an angel all of your life and now I know that you are a guardian angel Michael and me.
Submitted by Ingrid on Jul 16 2017 01:59:32 PM
My deepest sympathies for the loss of your mother. I thought a lot of Mrs Young and so much enjoyed talking with her always.
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Dear Ingrid and Family, I was so sorry to hear of Mrs. Young's passing. I always enjoyed working with her and Mr. Young. They were good people and will be missed.
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