Bonita Young

Thursday, May 8, 2003

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Bonita Sue Young, 62, of Perryville died Tuesday, May 6, 2003, at her home.

She was born Jan. 3, 1941, in Chester, Ill., daughter of Arkell W. and Dolores M. Sidick Clendenin. She and Scotty Young were married April 7, 1962.

Young was a 1958 graduate of St. Vincent High School. She had been a legal secretary for the state's attorney in Chester, office clerk with the Republic-Monitor Newspaper in Perryville, and worked in the packing department at Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.

She was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church.

Survivors include her husband; two sons, Jeff and Chris Young of Perryville; a daughter, Kimberly Bishop of Perryville; her mother of Chester; two brothers, Robert Clendenin of Belleville, Ill., Kenneth Clendenin of Brandenburg, Ky.; two sisters, Brenda Prost of Steeleville, Ill., Mary Moeller of Chester; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father and a sister.

Friends may call at Young and Sons Funeral Home from 5 to 9 p.m. today, and Friday from 6:30 to 11 a.m. The wake will be at 7 tonight.

Funeral Mass will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Vincent de Paul Church, with the Rev. Alphonse Hoernig officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery.