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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Obituary - Pearl A. Young

Pearl A. Young
Funeral Services for Pearl A. Young will be held at Hill and Son Funeral Home in Appleton City, Missouri on Friday, July 17, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Tony Reynolds officiating.  The Interment will be in Appleton City Cemetery Appleton City, Missouri.

Pearl's request was that anyone wishing to make a Memorial donation please make it to Spring Grove Cemetery. Those may be left at the funeral home.

Pearl A. Young, the youngest daughter of Joseph and Velva (Campbell) Morgan, was born March 11, 1918 near Appleton City, Missouri. She passed away Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at the age of 97 years. 

On May 1, 1938 she was united in marriage with Orveil A. Young. Two daughters were born to this union. She lived all her life in and around Appleton City. She attended Appleton Center Grade School and graduated from Appleton City High School in 1938. After graduating from high school, she taught at Spring Grove country school for two years. She spent twenty years as a cashier/bookkeeper for Missouri Public Service Company retiring in 1980. 

Pearl’s hobbies were raising flowers and piecing and quilting quilts. She enjoyed quilting with friends at the Christian Church. They quilted many quilts through the years. She was a member of the Christian Church, professing her faith in 1948. 

Pearl was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one daughter Sandra Crockett and two sisters, Opal Spears from Appleton City and Ruby Doll from Clinton, Missouri. Those left to mourn her passing are one daughter, Kathy Young of Pahoa, Hawaii; one granddaughter Heather Berry and husband Bob, one great-grandson, Matthew Berry all of Harveyville, Kansas; two nieces, Shirley Crayton of Appleton City and Patty Montgomery of Clinton, Missouri; one cousin, Bill Meyer of Joplin, Missouri; and one dear friend Mary Jane Locke of Appleton City.

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