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Rita Young

Rita Joyce Young

Saturday, March 3rd, 1934 - Friday, May 7th, 2021
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Obituary

Rita J. (Card) Young of Sparta, TN, age 87, passed away May 7, 2021 at her home. She was born March 3, 1934 in Randallstown, Maryland. She was the daughter of Lillian (Mitchell) and Glenn D. Card.

She was a beautician for over 10 years in Battle Creek, Michigan before moving to Sparta, TN with her late husband of 60 years, Kenneth D. Young. At that time, she became a homemaker and also worked alongside her husband on their dairy farm.

She was an active member of the Sparta Eastern Star where she served as (worthy matron) 3 times throughout her membership. She also was a member of Shady Grove Methodist Church for 50 years.

Survivors include her 3 children, Donna Wainscott, Glen and wife Tonya Young, and Janet Prater

5 Grandchildren
Jessica Young (Larry Kerr), Janice Young (Casey), Amanda (Patrick) Hatch, Ryan Higgins, and Sharon Young

3 Great-Grandchildren
Gracie Young, Corbin Higgins, and Theodore Hatch

3 Sisters, all of Flint, MI
Barbara Smith, Bernadine Stacey, and Bernadette Summers

1 Brother-in-Law of Battle Creek, MI
Cecil Young

Several loving nieces and nephews, all of Michigan, also survive.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Dyer officiating. Burial will follow in Shady Grove Cemetery. The family will welcome friends from 12:00 PM until time of the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Parkinson Disease Associtaion. APDA’s Office of Planned Giving at 718-981-9202 or jcolasuonno@apdaparkinson.org.

DUE TO COVID-19, MASKS ARE REQUIRED TO BE WORN INSIDE OAK LAWN FUNERAL HOME DURING ALL TIMES. THANK YOU.


Online condolences may be made to the family at oaklawnmemorial.com
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Oak Lawn Funeral Home
    Address
    1786 Smithville Hwy
    Sparta, TN 38583
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  • Service

    Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 1:00pm
    Location
    Oak Lawn Funeral Home
    Address
    1786 Smithville Hwy
    Sparta, TN 38583
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Shady Grove Cemetery
    Walling, TN 38587

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Carol Johnson

Posted at 01:38pm
So sorry for your loss.
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Sorry for your loss. Aunt Rita is very special to us and we will miss her dearly. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Dan & Sue Card Family
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Eunice March

Posted at 07:50pm
Was a good aunt and sweet love mom and grandma too all who knew her.she was so sweet and kind to all can her way.she will be sadly miss by all who meet her. Sorry for you loss.my prayers are with all of you. Love you all. Eunice march
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