Mark Alan Young, 47, died Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at his home following an extended illness.
A native of Cannon County, Mark worked as a carpenter most of his life. He resided in the Gassaway Community on the farm where he spent a lot of his childhood days. His love for horses and horseback riding was well known by all that knew him. His passion for life was that of an extraordinary man filled with hopes and dreams that was yet to be fulfilled.
Survivors include his parents, Felson and Shirley (Cummings) Young of Woodbury; sons, Michael Thomas Young of Beech Grove, Nicholas Young of Woodbury and Tanner Young of Murfreesboro; brother, Michael Young of Cookeville; his special aunt, Radene Frazier of Woodbury; and aunts, Dorothy (Edward) Tucker and Billie (Joe) Barrett, all of Woodbury.
Also survived by several cousins and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Anthony Lee Young; his grandparents, Clarence and Carrie Young and Issac and Lillie Bell Cummings.
Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 19, 2011 with Bro. Charlie Heath officiating.
Burial will be in Gunter-Grizzle Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2011.
Pallbearers: Larry Hibdon, Jason Tenpenny, Jeremy Sissom, Randy Ellis, Gary Hibdon & Russell Davenport