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Joel Young

Obituary Date: Friday, June 24, 2011
Mr. Joel Young, age 77, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Friday, June 24, 2011 in Athens, Georgia.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 am Monday, June 27, 2011 at Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel with interment to follow in Mt. Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery. The Reverend Steve Baker will officiate. The family will receive friends from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm Sunday, June 26, 2011 at the funeral home.

Mr. Young was a lifelong resident of Hall County and was the son of the late Eston Young and Rosa Clarke Young. He served in the United States Navy and was retired from General Motors. He was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. Mr. Young was preceded in death by his parents; one brother and two sisters.

Mr. Young is survived by his wife, Mrs. Betty Young; son and daughter-in-law, Gary and Judy Crouse; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters, Lunette Hood and Hazel Little; brother and sister-in-law, Leroy and Willie C. Young; sister and brother-in-law, Sylvia and Clay Burruss; twin sister and husband, Joan and J.W. Seabolt, all of Gainesville and brother and sister-in-law, Heward and Brenda Young of Athens; and a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Memorial Park North Riverside Chapel, 989 Riverside Drive Gainesville, GA 30501. 770-297-6200 or online condolences at

Funeral Date
06/27/2011 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Memorial Park North