Linda Gayle Young

Published 4:15 pm Tuesday, April 8, 2014


Linda Gayle Young, 54, a resident of Bogalusa, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at St. Tammany Parish Hospital, surrounded by family and friends.

Linda was a member of Isabel Baptist Church, and she was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, daughter and friend. She will always be remembered as the first to offer help to those in need.

She is survived by her husband, William David Young Jr. of Bogalusa; two sons, Ben Thomas Jr. and Eric (Rebecca) Thomas, both of Bogalusa; one sister, Denise (Prentiss) Forrest of Franklinton; two brothers, Ricky Gill and Dennis (Debbie) Gill, both of Bogalusa; one niece, Felicia Forrest of Franklinton; one nephew, Bradford Forrest of Franklinton; one uncle, Donald Bedwell of Baton Rouge; four aunts, Geraldine Penton, Wanzie Talley, Rita (Ronald) Mizell and Janice Lambert Bedwell, all of Bogalusa; six grandchildren, Ben “Tres” Thomas III, Beau Voisin, Eden Thomas, Elijah Thomas, Erica Thomas and Brenna Thomas.

Her parents, Delmar and Aline Gill, preceded her in death.

Visitation was held Tuesday, April 8 from 5-9 p.m. at Brown-McGehee Funeral Home and will resume Wednesday, from 8 a.m. until service time at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in the Spencer Cemetery.

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