10/7/15 — Jessie Otis Young

flower27Mr. Jessie Otis “J.O.” Young of Shelbyville, passed this life on
Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at his family’s home at the age of 87. Mr.
Young was born in Tippah Co., MS to the late Jessie Marion and Mary Ethel
Rowland Young. During his life, J.O. worked as an electrician at AEDC and
was a member of The Baptist Church at Flat Creek. He is survived by two
sons, Johnny Young and his wife Joyce of Tullahoma, and Steve Young and
his wife Vicky of Shelbyville; two daughters, Beverly Hall of Tullahoma,
and Donna Howard and her husband Mike of Murfreesboro; one brother, Don
Young of Flowery Branch, GA; six sisters, Myrle McKay of Jay, OK, Lorene
Williams of Mansfield, AR, Eleanor Yates of Jackson, MS, Sue Ferguson of
Grenada, MS, Brenda Guy of Woodway, TX, and Teresa Strain of Riverdale,
GA; nine grandchildren, Brian Young, Leann Uselton, Nick Young, Chris
Young, Julie Scruggs, Beth Rhea, Patrick Hall, Britney Howard, and
Allison Howard; and ten great-grandchildren, Ashlee, Blake, Brennan,
Audree, Shaylee, Dylan, Lauren, Sara Kate, Slater, and Kamryn. And a
special friend, Helen Metcalf of Lynchburg. In addition to his parents,
Mr. Young was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Ruby McDowell Young;
5 brothers, John, Larry, Fred, Wilfred, and Connie Young, and one
sister, Sharon Harvey. Visitation for Mr. Young will be held on Tuesday,
October 6th from 5:00-8:00pm at Kilgore Funeral Home. Funeral Services
will take place Wednesday, October 7th at 11:00am at The Baptist Church
at Flat Creek with Bros. Mike Anderson and Randy Alexander officiating.
Burial will follow at Rosebank Cemetery in Flat Creek.
Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements