Lillian Young

Obituary of Lillian Young


                Lillian E. Young, age 88 of Roodhouse, died Monday, February 26, 2018 at White Hall Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born August 5, 1929 in Hillview, the daughter of Kenyon and Florence Dawdy Hurst Newton.

                Lillian is survived by two daughters, Joyce Short of White Hall, and Janice Covington of Clinton, two sons Arthur “Pete” Young of San Antonio, TX, and Jim Young of Roodhouse, twelve grandchildren, and sixteen great grandchildren. 

Also surviving is a sister, Alice Kraushaar and a brother Kenneth Newton, both of Hillview.  She was preceded in death by her parents, her step father Harold Newton, brothers Harold and Tom Newton, and sisters, Catherine Allen and Isabell McMillen.

                Lillian worked as a machine operator at Roodhouse Envelope Company for twenty years, and also at the dress factory in White Hall.  She enjoyed sewing and doing crossword puzzles.

                Following cremation, the family will host a luncheon and Celebration of Life gathering from noon until 4 p.m. Saturday, March 3rd at the Barrow Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.  Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Roodhouse is in charge of arrangements.  Condolences may be left on-line at