Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Joyce Ervin Young, 78, Greensburg, KY (1942-2020)

Ms. Joyce Ervin Young of Greensburg passed away on Friday, August 28, 2020 at TJ Samson Hospital. She was 78 years old.

There will be a private family gathering for Ms. Joyce Young on Sunday with cremation to follow.

Ms. Joyce Ervin Young of Greensburg, Kentucky, daughter of the late Lesker Carl Ervin and Cora Lee Dixon Ervin, was born on Wednesday, August 26, 1942 in Green County.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ, was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, and was a retired factory worker.

Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law: Donna and Mark Faulkner, Lisa and John Underwood, and Jennifer Buckner all of Greensburg; two sons and daughters-in-law: Troy and Donna Young, Tracy and Melissa Young all of Greensburg; six grandchildren: Nicole Faulkner, Randy Buckner, Erin Arnett and her husband Ryan, Michael Young and his wife Joy, Hunter Jones, Trevor Young and his wife Marsha; nine great-grandchildren: Dalton Young, Devin Ray, Faith Ray, Remi Ray, Lola Jones, Bryer Arnett, Jordan Jones, Jamison Coomer, Jayla Coomer; one brother: Harold Ervin of Greensburg; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends

Ms. Young was also preceded in death by her former husband: Wendall Young; a son: Gary Lane Young; a grandson: Jeff Ray; a great-granddaughter: Cheyenne Ray; five brothers: Elwood Ervin, Carl Ervin, Garnett Ervin, Jay Ervin, David Ervin; three sisters: Maerene McMahan, Hortence Ervin, and Lorene Ervin.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Green Hill Activity Fund or Little Barren Cemetery, which can be made at the funeral home.

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

This story was posted on 2020-09-10 13:51:57
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email

Joyce Ervin Young, 78, Greensburg, KY (1942-2020)

2020-09-10 - Greensburg, KY - Photo courtesy Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home.
Read More... | Comments? | Click here to share, print, or bookmark this photo.


Quick Links to Popular Features


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.