77 year old Elmer Lewis Young of McMinnville died Thursday at his residence. He was born in DeKalb County, was the retired manager of Warren Farmers Co-Op where he was employed for 37 years, was an ordained The Baptist Minister, and a member of Newtown The Baptist Church. Mr. Young was preceded in death by parents Shelie and Effie Poss Young, granddaughter Jennifer Ayers, sisters Mary Lou Griffin and Cleo Barnes, and a brother Clarence Young.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years Janey Poss Young, their children Debbie and Buford Ayers, Mike and Shelia Young, and Trent and Shelli Young, brothers Jay and Evelyn Young, Elmus and Betty Young, and Dean and Gloria Young all of McMinnville, and Dillard and Billie Young of Arkansas, sister Clessie and Don Goodnight of Indiana, grandchildren Bryan Ayers, Christy Ayers Roller and Victor, Brad Ayers, Chad Young and Tara, Misty Forth, Sarah, Kayla, and Lucas Young, and great-grandchildren Condy and Ellie Kate Ayers, Haley and Kacie Newby, Jessica and Victor Roller, Jr., Jessica and Ali Young, and Breanna and Ashton Forth.
The funeral service will be at 1 P.M. Saturday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Elder Virgil Hibdon, Jr. and Elder Dwight Knowles will officiate. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery. The Young Family will receive friends Friday from 11 A.M. until 8 P.M. and again Saturday from 10 A.M. until 1 P.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.