Carol E. (Blue) Young, 87, Plymouth, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 in Miller’s Merry Manor Assisted Living in Plymouth.
Carol was born on Jan. 31, 1930 in Marshall County to Burl and Lois (Price) Becknell. Carol married Myron Lee Blue, he preceded her in passing on Dec. 14, 1985. Carol was blessed with two children: Cindy (Bill) Elmore of Rochester, and Rick (Connie) Blue of Warsaw; three grandchildren: Christy Weiss, Leslie Voreis and Nicole (Brian) Federer; seven great grandchildren: Hayden, Maxton, Declan, Tyler, Keaton, Kiley & Kelsi. Her sister-in-laws include: Avonell Tracy, Sharon (Wayne) Fisher, Ludean Blue, Geri Becknell and brother Joe Becknell.
On Oct. 10, 1986, Carol married Dale Young who preceded her in passing on Feb. 27, 2017. Dale’s children are Cynthia (Rodger) Paseka and Douglas (Risa) Young all of Bourbon; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
Carol was a Bourbon Post Office Rural Route mail carrier for many years; she also worked for the Bourbon Elevator as their secretary. Her greatest joy was being a housewife and homemaker for her family. She very much loved her family. She and Dale spent many winters in Lake Placid, Flor. Carol enjoyed Euchre with her friends, writing letters and sending cards of encouragement to her family and friends. Carol was a graduate of Bourbon High School. She attended Bourbon 1st United Methodist Church and The Country Church.
Preceding in death were her parents, husbands and brothers Jim and Walt.
The Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of the arrangements for the family. A funeral for Carol will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, in The Country Church, 2601 9th Road Bourbon, with Pastor Aaron Talbert officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery Bourbon.
A time of visiting with the Young family will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, in the Country Church, 2601 9th Road Bourbon.
Carol’s family request memorial contributions be made to the Lakeland Child Evangelism Ministries, P.O. Box 612 Winona Lake, Indiana 46590