Originally created 06/13/06

Myrtle Frances Young (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



AUGUSTA, Ga. - Myrtle Frances Young, age 80, of Augusta, departed this life to live in her heavenly home with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 11, 2006 at University Hospital. Family members include her daughter Virginia F. "Jenny" Bennett and husband Ron of Augusta, Ga., sons Tommy L. Young and wife Patricia, James M. Young and wife Janice all of Augusta, sisters Sarah Ryder of Athens, Ga., Geneva Laws of Daytona Beach, Fl., Willie Mae Shackleford of Holly Hills, Fl., seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Young was a native of Athens, Ga. daughter of the late William Martin and Elizabeth Brooks Martin. She had lived in Augusta for the past fifty four years. Mrs. Young was a nurse at University Hospital for thirty four years. She was a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church in Athens, Ga., the Augusta Civil Defense and she loved gardening, especially roses. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 14, 2006 at Poteet Funeral Homes West Chapel with Rev. Roger Murchison officiating. Interment will be at Westover Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, 2006. Memorial may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 1899 Central Avenue, Augusta, Ga. 30904 and the American Heart Association,1105-D Fury's Ferry Road, Augusta, Ga. 30907 Poteet Funeral Homes, 3686 Wheeler Road, Augusta, Ga. 30909 (706 )860-0009 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-June 13, 2006