S. Evelyn Young, 100, of Aledo, died Saturday, June 9, 2012 at the Mercer County Nursing Home in Aledo. Graveside services were 1 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012 at the Edgington Cemetery. There was no visitation. Memorials may be left to the College Avenue Presbyterian Church or the Edgington Cemetery Assoc. Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo was in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com
She was born Aug. 8, 1911 in rural Edgington to Marion and Lottie Elliott Pearson. She attended the Union School, graduated from Brown’s Business College and married Charles Young Sept. 5, 1931 in rural Edgington. He died in 1980.
Evelyn was employed at the Insurance Exchange Agency in New Windsor for 26 years retiring Dec. 31, 1986. She was a member of the College Avenue Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Shirley Hood of Aledo; four grandchildren, Elaine Wheeler of Seaton, Lorraine Seibert of LeClair, Iowa, Laura DeForest of Hamilton, Ind. and Bobby Jett of Kodak, Tenn.; seven great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, a sister Verlee Thornton of Aledo and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, daughter Karen Randall and one brother preceded her in death.