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Nettie Young

August 4, 1924 — March 15, 2023

Selmer, TN

Nettie Young

 

Nettie Young was born August 4, 1924 in McNairy County, TN the daughter of the late Ira Wardlow and Ina Rinks Wardlow Jones.

She was united in marriage to Horry Young on March 25, 1944. Mr. Young preceded her in death on May 5, 1986, following 42 years of marriage.  

Mrs. Young attended school at Pleasant Site and lived most of her life in McNairy County, with the exception being 5 years spent in Jackson, Tennessee.  She was a loving and devoted homemaker for her husband and family.  Gardening, tending her flowers, piecing quilt tops, quilting, and crocheting were some of her favorite activities.  She was a straight shooter who did not hesitate to speak her mind, regardless of the situation.

Mrs. Young departed this life on March 15, 2023 in Adamsville, Tennessee at the age of 98 Years, 7 Months, 11 Days.  She is survived by a daughter, Rebecca (Becky) Erwin and husband Jerry of Sardis, TN; two grandchildren, Paula Joyner and husband Gary of Somerville, TN and Robby Bias of Adamsville, TN; two great-grandchildren, Colton Whitten and wife Christy of Michie, TN and Myles Whitten of Orlando, FL; two great-great-grandchildren, Braxton Whitten and Shelby Whitten; a sister, Frances Christine Flynn of Ramer, TN; and many extended family and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Young was preceded in death by three brothers: Bill Wardlow, Ethan Wardlow, and Oscar (Junior) Jones; and five sisters: Elsie Gardner, Ether Whitley, Odessie Burks, Maxine Alvey, and Tina Wardlow.  

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Past Services

Visitation

Friday, March 17, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Selmer

160 West Cypress Avenue, Selmer, TN 38375

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Visitation

Saturday, March 18, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Selmer

160 West Cypress Avenue, Selmer, TN 38375

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 18, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Selmer

160 West Cypress Avenue, Selmer, TN 38375

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Interment

Saturday, March 18, 2023

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