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Louise "Darlene" Young

August 20, 1936 ~ May 27, 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

           Mrs. Louise “Darlene” Young, age 84, passed from this life into eternal rest on May 27, 2021 at Hardin  Memorial Hospital in Kenton, Ohio.

She was born on August 20, 1936 in Belzoni Mississippi to the union of Modess and Nellie (Farmer) Hodges; she was the second youngest of her 5 sisters; Ethel Lee Davis, Queen Esther Jones, Jessie Mae Hodges, Emma Robinson and  Eliza Jackson.  All 5 of her sisters preceded her in death.

On December 27, 1961 in Lima, Ohio she married her  husband of  almost 60 years Leroy Young, Jr.  To their union she birthed her only child,  Ruby Ann Robbins, she preceded her in death.  She and her husband raised her nephew; David Garner, Jr., he also preceded her in death.

Mrs. Young was affectionately known as Aunt Darlene by family and close friends.  Besides being a devoted wife, mother and grandmother she loved to cook, go fishing, travel, entertain family, dancing and listening to her favorite music “The Blues”.  Fashion was truly one of her many  talents and her Sunday suites with matching hats and purses stood out amongst a crowd.

She served on the Usher board at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Elder F. D. Dunlap.  In later years she joined Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church where she was a member until her death.

Besides her loving husband Leroy Young, Jr., she leaves to cherish her precious memory, 2 grandchildren; Gerry  Robbins, II and Janelle Robbins.  1 great grandson; Deron Jackson all of Toledo, OH.  A host nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 4, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Chapel of Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc.
1302 Oakland Parkway
Lima, OH 45805

Funeral Service
Friday
June 4, 2021

12:00 PM
Chapel of Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc.
1302 Oakland Parkway
Lima, OH 45805

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