RUTHELLA LAVERNE YOUNG
Ruthella Laverne Young, 71, of Pool passed away on
Friday, October 13, 2017 at her home. Born May 24,
1946 at Buckhorn, WV she was a daughter of the late
Wilbert and Bertie Smith Stull. She was also preceded in
death by her husband of 52 years James A. Young Jr. in
2014 and by a brother, Jasper Leviro Stull.
She was a member of the Hickory Grove United
Methodist Church in Mt. Nebo, a former cashier at
Nicholas Pharmacy in Summersville, a homemaker, a
master seamstress and upholster as well as a wife, mom,
Survivors include five children, LaVerne Key and
husband Doug of Calvin, Juanita Vance and husband
Gary of Pool, James A. Young III (Jay) and wife Rhonda
of Drennen, Elita Neil and husband Robert (Bobby) of
Lockwood, Jamie Greene and husband Joseph of
Jacksonville, NC; sisters, Jerlene Boone, Norrine
Valdarrama and her husband Ray, and Velma Swartz and
her husband C.J.; grandchildren, Dustin, Kaitlin, Coltin,
Kailyn, Joshua and his wife, Kayla, Marilee, William,
David, Danielle, Bryan, Waylon, Eric, Lucas, Maddie, and
James; two great grandchildren, Brooklynn and Zela;
and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday,
October 19, 2017 at Hickory Grove United Methodist in
Mt. Nebo with Pastor Rick Swearengin officiating.
Interment will follow in the Hickory Grove United
Methodist Church Cemetery. Friends may call at the
church one hour prior to the services on Thursday.
Condolences may be sent to the family at