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Betty Louise Young, 86, Cumming, Georgia, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018.
Betty was born in Logansport on Feb. 14, 1931, to the late Alfred Pearson Lovell and Louise Koch Lovell.
She graduated from Logansport High School and was crowned Homecoming Queen in 1949.
Betty married Frank Ronald (Ron) Young on Nov. 26, 1950, and lived in Bradenton, Florida, until moving to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1968 and then to Cumming, Georgia, in 1989.
Betty was President of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority City Council in Bradenton, Florida, and named Girl of the Year in 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967 and 1968.
She was active in golf at Polo Golf and Country Club in Cumming, Georgia, and was the Woman's Golf Association Club Champion in 1991 and their Woman's Golf Association President in 1992.
Betty was a devoted wife to a wonderful husband, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She had a very happy family life with special friends.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Alfred and Louise Lovell and her sister, Marilyn Norzinskay.
She is survived by her husband Ron Young, sons Donald Alfred Young (Christine) and Gary Lee Young (Vicki), grandchildren Wendy Anthony (Russ), Bryan Young (Ginny), Nathan Young (Tanya) and Julie Beattie (Jason); great-grandchildren, Anna and Davis Young; Talley, Lilly and Koch Young; Chandler and Addison Beattie and Reese Anthony.
A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, in the chapel of the McDonald and Son Funeral Home in Cumming, Georgia.
The family will receive friends from 3-4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in Betty's honor to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
Arrangements by McDonald and Son Funeral Home, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040 770-886-9899
Published on February 6, 2018
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