Johnnie Lou Young Jan. 2, 1930 ~ May 10, 2013
April 29, 2013, 8:00 am by Staff Reports
She married Bill Young on October 28, 1949. They lived in Killeen until Bill retired at which time they then moved to Burnet and made their home on Inks Lake.
Johnnie was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Marie, Mona and Doris, and by brothers James and Dub. Her husband Bill died in November of 2001.
Johnnie is survived by her son Burl Young and wife Cindy of Burnet, daughter Judy Miller and her husband Bill Harris also of Burnet.
Johnnie, known affectionately as Meme, will be greatly missed by her grandchildren Heather Dale, Courtney Young, Nicole Miller, Christi Miller, Ryan Young and Kiley Leach. Great-grandchildren are Jacoby Miller-Selem, Teagan Dale, Ayden Dale, Braydon William, Kason Williams and Wyatt Young, and a great-great grandson due to arrive in August.
Johnnie is also survived by brothers Odell and his wife Jeannie of Dripping Springs, and Bobby and wife Bet of Sun City, Texas, and brother-in-law Bob Young and wife Linda of Burnet and perhaps the one who will miss her most is her precious little Yorkie, Toby.
Visitation was Monday, May 13 at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. A graveside service and burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 14 at Lakeland Hills Memorial Park near Burnet officiated by Bill Harris. Johnnie’s grandchildren will act as honorary pallbearers.
The family would like to thank the Staff of Oaks Nursing Home and Seton Highland Lakes Hospice for the loving and compassionate care they provided during Johnnie’s last days.
Condolences may be offered to www.clementswilcoxburne.com.
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