Billy Young

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

SMITHVILLE -- Billy L. Young, age 80, of Smithville, Ark. passed away March 2, 2015 at the St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. Mr. Young was born in Kentucky, was a truck driver and a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Smithville. He was preceded in death by three sisters Clella Young, Etta Young and Ola Young; and five brothers George Young, Willie Young, Roy Young, Estel Young and Denver Young. He is survived by his wife Rachel "Katherine" Young of Smithville; two daughters Bonnie Skarland of Arizona and Cheryl Young of Idaho; two sons David A. Young of Batesville and Jason Young of Arizona; four sisters Mable Branscum and Corda Branscum both of Kentucky, Grace Roeh of Ohio and Lenna Mae Houchins of Indiana; one brother Arthur Young of Indiana; and a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Funeral services were March 9 at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Smithville with Bro. Jerry Clemons officiating. Burial followed in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Smithville. Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza was in charge of arrangements.