Jennie Jo Young, 80, of Woodbury passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at NHC Smithville. She was a retired DeKalb County Board of Education employee and a member of the Old Short Mountain Methodist Church at Half Acre.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 4 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Donnie Kelly, Iain Swisher, and Dr. Jimmy Carter will officiate and burial will be in the Gunter Grizzle Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 5-9 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the service at 4 p.m.
She was preceded in death by her husband Dallas "Red" Young; parents, Wiley D. and Gertrude Blair Campbell; son. Michael Reed Young and daughter-in-law, Carolyn Tramel Young.
Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer and Ricky Nixon and Lisa and Timmy Nixon of Smithville. Five grandchildren, Allison and Derek Fann of Woodbury, Jenna and Tim Reynolds of Smithville, Wesley and Mandy Young of Centertown, Lynsey and Nathan Smith of Dunlap and Nathan and Jessica Nixon of Smithville. Six great grandchildren, Dallas Reynolds, Rylee Grace Young, Michael Ray Fann, Levi Nixon, Addlyn (Addi Kate) Nixon, and Maisie Lynne Smith. Brother, Doris and Joann Campbell of Woodbury. Two sisters, Beulah Smith of Centertown and Ina Vaughn of Smithville. Brother-in-law, Nelson and Dean Young of Smithville. Sisters-in-law, Thelma Evans and Ima Nell Vanatta both of Smithville. A host of nieces and nephews also survive.
Donations may be made to the Old Short Mountain Methodist Church at Half Acre.