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Betty Young, 80, Adair County, KY native (1941-2021)

Sue Ingram Sherman called to ask that we add the passing of Columbia native Betty Young to the obituary information on Columbia Magazine.

Betty Jo Young, 80 of Somerset, passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021 at the University of Kentucky Hospital.

Born on May 6, 1941 in Columbia, she was the daughter of Jack and Ruth VanHoy Young. She graduated from Lindsey Wilson College with an Associate Degree and dedicated many years working in the insurance business. Betty is remembered as a loving, kind-hearted and generous person.

Services are scheduled for Saturday, October 23, 2021 in the Chapel of Somerset Undertaking Company & Crematory. The Celebration of Life memorial Service will be at 6pmET.

This story was posted on 2021-09-30 07:47:37
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