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William "Leon" Young

Thursday, October 28, 2004

Born 10-20-1921 -- Died 10-23-2004

William "Leon" Young, of Viola, Ark., was born Oct. 20, 1921, at Monticello, Ark., to Clifton and Vennie Copeland Young. He died Oct. 18, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home. He was 82.

He was a sales representative with Nabisco Company for 28 years. He was a World War II Army veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Clariece of Viola; one son, Alan (Carolyn) Young of Shelbyville, Ill.; one daughter, Ginger (David) Pack of Mountain Home; and grandchildren -- Erin (Jason) Scalf, Cobey Pack, Daniel Young; and a great-grandchild, Cobey Pack II.

Memorial services were held Oct. 23 at Byron Community Church with pastor Roy Gregg officiating. Arrangements were by Baxter County Funeral Home and Cremation Society.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Byron Community Church, 1340 Rockstore Lane, Salem, AR 72576.