The Obituary for Mrs. Carolyn Vernell Young (Clay and Tallapoosa Counties, AL and Franklin, GA)


Funeral services for Mrs. Carolyn Vernell Smith Young, age 72, of Franklin, GA will be held Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 2:00 P.M. at Benefield Funeral Home in Ashland. Burial will follow in the Clay County Memory Gardens.


Mrs. Young passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster, AL. A native of Clay County she moved with her family to Franklin, GA in 1980. She was a member of World Alive Church in Oxford, AL.


She is survived by her three daughters: Donna Gore(Larry) of Franklin, GA, Pam Young of Alexander City, AL and Tammy Lee Gladhill(Mike) of Warsaw,IN: a son: William Homer Young, Jr. “Billy” of Franklin, GA; sister; Evelyn Rebecca Smith Harper of Alexander City, AL; four grandchildren: Heather Michelle Taylor(Brent), Stephanie Rene Willingham(Josh), DJ Smith(Nichole) and Bobbie Smith(Melissa); five great-grandchildren: McKenzie McCormick, Alissa Taylor, Hannah Willingham, Gracie Smith and Hayden Willingham; several nieces and nephews and extended family.


She is preceded in death by her husband, William Homer Young, Sr; parents, CP Smith and Pearlie Lee Duck Smith.


Pallbearers will be family and friends.


The family will receive friends Friday, February 28, 2020 from 5:30 PM until 8:00 at Benefield Funeral Home of Ashland.


Benefield Funeral Home of Ashland, AL  is in charge of the arrangements.