December 31, 2020
WEST POINT – Willie Young, 72, died Dec. 27, 2020, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, at Sykes Cemetery in Monroe County, with the Rev. Randy L. Conley Jr. officiating. Visitation will be from from 10:30-11 a.m. prior to services at the cemetery. Carter’s Mortuary Services of West Point is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Young was born Nov. 17, 1948, in Monroe County, to the late Leroy “Roy” Young and Geraldine Carter Young. He was formerly employed as a diesel mechanic. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Emma J. Poe Young; and siblings, Ricky Simmons, Leroy young Jr., Bernice Johnson and Betty Webber. He is survived by his children, Ernest Young, Darius Gill, Michael Young and Aber Young Holliday; siblings, Sherman Young, Tyrone Young, Lillie Outlaw, Ava Mosely, Shelia Henley, Monica Clay, Alfreda Hall and Linda Bradshaw; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.