Joyce Young

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Joyce Marie Young, 65, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, Feb. 25, 2008, at her home.

She was born July 7, 1942, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jacob Benton and Evelyn Flowers Welker.

Young had worked at Florsheim Shoe Co. and Superior Electric.

Survivors include a daughter, Connie Young; twin sister, Lois Gater; a brother, J. Robert Welker, all of Cape Girardeau; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a daughter and a sister.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Wednesday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Cy Smith officiating. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery.