The News & Record
South Boston News & Record
and Mecklenburg Sun
Home   •   News   •   Sports   •   Classifieds   •   Community   •   Health   •   Entertainment   •   Obituaries   •   Opinions   •   Weather
Advertising | Contact | Register
Advanced Search
News

Protest event planned in wake of Floyd killing

Motorcycle rider airlifted from scene of Liberty crash

A gruff figure, fondly recalled

T.C. ‘Tommy’ Leggett, retail titan, opened his wallet and heart to his hometown

Sports

Mecklenburg County sports leagues prepare to resume play


Community


Opinion


A&E

Obituaries

LaVerne Young

SoVaNow.com / May 28, 2019



LaVerne Young, 68, of Newark, N.J., died Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

Ms. Young was born on Sept. 11, 1950 in Newark, N.J. to Thelma W. Young and the late James Robert Young Sr. She obtained her early education in the public schools of Newark, and was a 1968 graduate of Weequahic High School. After high school, she entered the workforce at Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company, Newark, N.J., as a secretary. Her skills extended to working for other companies as a redactor operator, paralegal, and executive secretary. Ms. Young also attended the Culinary Arts School in Newark where she obtained a certificate and was hired by Bloomfield College, retiring in 2011.

She is survived by her son, William Daniel Hill III of Newark, N.J.; her mother, Thelma W. Young of Boydton; two brothers, Stephen V. Young (Shirley) and Mark K. Young (Zella) all of Boydton; one sister, Karen L. Young of Washington DC, a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by two brothers, James R. Young Jr. and John A. Young, and a sister, Janet M. Young.

A funeral was held Tuesday, May 28, at 11 a.m. at the chapel of C. H. Harris Funeral Home, Buffalo Junction with Elder Kenyatta Evans delivering the eulogy. Burial followed in the J. R. Young Family Cemetery.

Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.harrisfhc.com.

Arrangements are by C. H. Harris Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Advertising Flyer

Find out how you can reach more customers by advertising with The News & Record and The Mecklenburg Sun -- in print and online.