Joyce E Young
Joyce E. Young, 89, of Greenup, Kentucky, passed away Friday, February 14, 2020, at Kingsbrook Life Center in Ashland, Kentucky.
Joyce was born August 18, 1930, in Greenup, Kentucky, a daughter of the late George Washington and Elva McKenzie Nichols.
She formerly attended Plymouth Heights Nazarene Church in Franklin Furnace, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by first husband of 51 years, William Curtis Young, and her second husband William Ward Howard; six brothers, Edward R. Nichols, James R. Nichols, Burl Nichols, Raymond Nichols, Charles Nichols, and Willis Nichols; two sisters, Georgie Mullins and Mary Helen Downs; two sons, William Gerald Young and Kenneth Ray Young.
She is survived by one brother, Ralph Nichols of Greenup, Kentucky; one granddaughter, Wendi Miller of Zainesville, Ohio; two grandchildren, William Gerald Young (Stephanie) of Frazeyburg, Ohio and Kenneth Wayne (Sondra) Young of Columbus, Ohio; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be conducted at 1p.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup by Dr. Tom Melvin.
Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods, Kentucky. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time on Wednesday at the funeral home. Condolences may be made at
Published on February 17, 2020


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Wendi Miller
Feb 19, 2020
Rest in Peace Gma. Young. We shared so many memories over the years. I know that you are in Heaven with GPA and all of your loved ones. I'll miss you. Love, Wendi