Obituary-Leona Young

Source: Richland Beacon News - 15 Mar 1978

Submitter: Barbara Jo Castleberry Branch

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Leona Young

Services for Leona Young, 97, of Rayville, were at 4 p.m.

Monday at Mulhearn Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Earl

Sturdivent and J.B. Bell officiating.

Burial was at Rayville Masonic Cemetery.

She died Friday at a local nursing home after a lengthy


A member of Eastside Baptist Church, Mrs. Young was a native

of Sugartown.,Beauregard Parish.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Edna Castleberry of

Rayville and Mrs. Bertha Spangler of West Monroe; a son,

Willie Ray Young of Shreveport; 14 grandchildren, 29 great

grandchildren, and 25 great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Billy Ray Parks, Bobby Cumpton, Johnny

Eubanks, Herbert Joiner and Milton Grantham.

(Leona M. McGinnis Young b. 1881 Sugartown, Beauregard, LA - d. 1978 Rayville, Richland, LA; )daughter of William and Susan Cagle McGinnis