Bro. Denver Young

Published 8:54 am Friday, July 31, 2015

Brother Denver Young passed away at the age of 78 on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at his residence.

Brother Denver Young lived his life full of love, laughter and memorable accounts enjoyed by everyone he knew. He was known for always being someone willing to help anyone in need. He never knew a stranger. He was known as “Uncle Dent” to all of his friends and family.

On Dec. 14, 1957, he married Lena M. Johnson, and to their union nine children were born: Randolph Young (Toni) of Sun, Juanita Y. Clark of Slidell, Eva Y. Torrance (late Rickey) of Slidell, Linda Y. Wright (David), Judith Y. Miller (Troy) of Slidell, Cynthia Y. Carter (Elijah) of Sun, Denver O. Young of Sun and Craig Bagent of Sun.

In addition, he leaves to cherish in loving memory 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tyree and Zula; two daughters, Brenda and Bernadine; and four brothers, Rudolph, Wesley, Alfred Sr. and William. He leaves to grieve seven siblings, Mary Eliza, Ella Rose, Catherine, Barbara, Naomi, Steve and Tyree Jr.

Visitation and family hour will be on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1100 Kings Road, Sun.

The funeral service will be held on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at 3 p.m. at Jerusalem Baptist Church with Elder Lawrence Grant, pastor, officiating. Interment will be at Young-Walker Cemetery in Sun. Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements.

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