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Evelyn Joyce Young

April 9, 1925 — November 7, 2022

McMinnville, TN resident and Coffee County, TN native Evelyn Joyce Young, age 97, was born April 9, 1925 and died November 7, 2022 at McArthur Manor in Manchester, TN following a short illness.           

A homemaker and member of Central Church of Christ, she was the daughter of the late John D. and Ela Elizabeth Dunn Fariss. She was married to Ferman Jay Young on February 14, 1948 who preceded her in death on January 14, 2019. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by sister, Jean McAfee and brothers, R.C. Fariss and Eldridge Fariss.

Ms. Young is survived by two children, Stephen (Diane) Young and Donna (Larry) Williams, both of McMinnville, TN; four grandchildren, Ashlie Young Dorton (Matthew) of Knoxville, TN, Shellie Young of Maryville, TN; Kayla Williams Fann (Shawn) of Tullahoma, TN and Ryan Williams of Franklin, TN; three great-grandchildren, Abigail Grace Dorton, Easton Sawyer Fann and Kate Annabeth Fann and several nieces and nephews. 

The Young family would especially like to thank everyone at McArthur Manor for all their care, love and support over the last 3 years.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday November 9, 2022 in High’s Chapel with Tim Fariss officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery in McMinnville, TN. Visitation will be Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at High’s.  

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