Betty Louise Young 85, of Granite City passed away on Sunday, July 1, 2012 at her daughter's home with her family by her side. Betty was born on January 23, 1927 in Staunton, IL. She was a longtime nurse at St. Elizabeth Medical Center (Gateway Regional) in Granite City. She was a member of the Ladies V.F.W. Auxiliary in Staunton, and the United Methodist Church in Staunton. She will be remembered for the love of her family and the special times shared together.
She is survived by and will be missed by her children; John & (Mary) Young of St. Peters, MO, Joan Woods of Granite City, Joseph Young of Granite City, Janet & (John) Jones of Granite City; grandchildren, Julie, Jennifer, Rachel, Matthew, Brian, Greg, Eric, Ryan, Ian; 9 great-grandchildren; sister, Alice Hunsinger. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Eugene Young who passed away in 1966; her parents, Vernon "Jack" & Bessie (Bond) Lindley; son, James Young; grandson, Melvin Young; sister, Lorraine Duncan; brother, George Lindley.
In celebration of her life a memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, July 7, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with a service to begin at 1:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
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