STAMPS, Ark.—Gladys Young, 92, of Waldo, Ark., died Friday, Aug. 3, 2012, in a Magnolia, Ark., hospital.

Mrs. Young was born April 14, 1920, in Waldo. She was a member of Cotton Belt COGIC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Young Sr.; two sons; and one foster son.

Survivors include seven children, Herman Young Jr., Velma R. Cole, Truman Young, Doris Young Lindsey and Elizabeth Young Sticklin of Waldo, Phyllis Young Snowden of Houston and Thermon Young Sr. of Bolingbrook, Ill.; one brother, Lonnie Chambers of Dallas; one sister, Versie Chambers of Waldo; 47 grandchildren; 116 great-grandchildren; 29 great-great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Cotton Belt COGIC with James Turner officiating. Burial will be in Smith Cemetery under direction of Smith Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Online registration is at

aosmithfuneralhome.com.



Published: 08/09/2012