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M. Allen Owsley Young, Cumberland Co., KY (1924-2011)

He was a member of First Christian Church in Burkesville, an avid Horseman, excellent horse trainer, an Army Veteran of World War Two, having fought with heavy artillery in battles in Naples, Rome, Southern France, Rhineland and Central Europe. He awarded Five Bronze Stars, a Bronze Arrowhead and Good Conduct Medal. He retired working for the State Government in the Division of Forestry, and a member of the Burkesville, KY, V.F.W Post.
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Mr. Allen Owsley Young, age 87, of Burkesville, KY, passed away Sunday January 1, 2012 at the Cumberland Valley Manor, Burkesville, KY.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Wednesday January 4, 2012 at 3pmCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY. Burial will be in the Burkesville Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 5pmCT, on Tuesday January 3, 2012 until the funeral hour on Wednesday, January 4.


Mr. Allen Owsley Young, Cumberland Co., KY (1924-2011)>

He was born on Tuesday, September 9, 1924 in Burkesville, KY. He was the son of Sell Miller "S.M." and Helen Pope Owsley Young. He died Sunday, Januaray 1, 2012, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 87 years, 3 months, and 22 days.<

He was a member of First Christian Church in Burkesville, an avid Horseman, excellent horse trainer, an Army Veteran of World War Two, having fought with heavy artillery in battles in Naples, Rome, Southern France, Rhineland and Central Europe, awarded Five Bronze Stars, a Bronze Arrowhead and Good Conduct Medal. He retired working for the State Government in the Division of Forestry, and a member of the local V.F.W Post.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy McCoy Young and his second wife, Lucille "Lucy" Long Young.

He is survived by the following:
  • His children: William O. "Billy" Young of Tucson, Arizona; Grant Young of Burkesville, KY: Fayette "Doc" Young of Burkesville, KY; Carol Dickens of Burkesville, KY; Helen Young of Clarksville, TN; and Jean Allen Luckett of Elizabethtown, KY

  • His grandchildren: Jared, Chris, Morgan, Jenni, Lee, Cliff, Tyler, Carly, Sam, Jacob, John, Noah, Luke and Seth

  • His great-granddaughter; Lucinda Jane (Lucy) Dickens.
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Professional Services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home>, 601 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY.


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