Mary Katherine Young, 26, Neosho, died Jan. 31, 2013, at Medicalodge in Neosho, following an illness since November 2012.
Mary was born May 19, 1986, at Poplar Bluff, Mo., and moved to Neosho 16 years ago from Conway, Ark. She graduated from Crowder College with an associates of arts degree in general studies and was studying child development and psychology. She was baptized in the Catholic faith and enjoyed music, and spending time with friends. She was a very generous person and all who knew her enjoyed being with her and her special smile.
She is survived by her mother, Bonnie Young, Neosho; her father, Michael Young, Kennett, Mo.; her sister, Rachel Young, Neosho; maternal grandmother, Ruth Palmer, St. Genevieve, Mo.,; paternal grandmother, Letha Wallace, Kennett, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
The body has been taken for cremation and memorial services for Mary will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, at the Clark Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, Jeff Cantwell, minister, will officiate. Following the memorial service, the family will receive friends until 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Contributions in memory of Mary may be made to the Mary Young memorial fund, c/o Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, 64850.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.
Services under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.