Salem – Monnet Wilma Dickerson Young, 94, of Courtyard at Lexington, formerly a long time resident of Damascus, Ohio died at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, August 17, 2014 at the Courtyard at Lexington.
She was born April 18, 1920 in Jackson County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Edward W. Dickerson and Esther E. (Ervin) Dickerson
Before her marriage, Monnet was involved in song evangelism for eleven years. The rest of her life, she was a loving homemaker, wife, mother, grandmother, and Sunday school teacher.
Monnet was a member of the Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Church. She loved to write encouraging letters and poems to family and friends about God and heaven.
Her husband of 55 years, Paul A. Young, whom she married June 24, 1955, preceded her in death September 21, 2010. Six brothers, Harry, Max, Edward, Leonard, Orson, and Leo and four sisters, Birtha, Wanda, Sylvia, and Birdie also preceded her in death.
Survivors include two sons, Paul D. (Carol) Young of Leetonia and Timothy (Darlene) Young of Salem; a sister, Edna Hostetler; four grandchildren, Jennifer Alvim, Hansel, Kester, and Dylan Young; and three great-grandchildren, Carlin, Alendria, and Ryland Young.
A funeral service will be held Friday, August 22, 2014 at 1p.m. at the Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Church on Newgarden Avenue with Rev. Stanley Grabill and Rev. John Dye officiating. Viewing will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church prior to the service. Burial will be at the Damascus Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Missions, P.O. Box 357, Salem, OH 44460-0357 or Grace Hospice of Youngstown, 7330 Southern Blvd., Youngstown, OH 44512.
Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home. View her obituary and send condolences to www.starkmemorial.com