Mrs. Honolou Jackson Young, affectionately known as (Miss Marywill), age 96 of Boone, North Carolina, passed away peacefully April 18, 2022 at Glenbridge Health and Rehabilitation.
Mrs. Young was the daughter of the late Mamie McAdams and Mark Jackson, widow of the late John Gay Young, Sr., sister of the late Lala M Grimes and brother, Grady S. Jackson, and grandmother to the late Sherrill "Lea" Whittington. Mrs. Young was well known as a wonderful seamstress, gardener, and hard worker. She held her mother, sister and brother in regards... She loved all her family and was a keeper of photos, stories and more in the Junaluska Community.
Mrs. is survived by her children, son John G. Young of Kingsport, TN and daughter Rosemarie Young-Amado and husband, Carlos Amado, of New Bedford, MA.; her Grandchildren-John Whittington of Boone, Lori Young-Woods and her husband, Micheal of Ashville, NC, Nate Young and his wife, Buffy, of Clemmons, NC, and Aisha Amado of New Bedford, MA.; her Great-Grandchildren, Micheal Woods II and wife, Amanda, Matthew Woods, Aaron Whittington, Makayla Lopes, Zachary, Gabriel and Maxwell Young, Haley Young-Ferreira and her husband, Ernesto, Alana Vargas and her husband, Angelo, and Alana and Amaya Amado; Her great great-grandchildren, Mateo Vargas, Ayden and Iyla Woods; Family friend, Lillian White; and a host of nieces, nephews and close relatives.
Funeral services for Mrs. Honolou Jackson Young will be conducted Saturday afternoon, April 23, 2022 at 1 o'clock at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Pastor Mike Mathis and Rev. Micheal Woods. The family will receive friends from 12 until 1 o'clock, prior to services, at Austin & Barnes. Graveside services will follow in the Peter Hardin Cemetery in Elk Park.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Young family.