The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

Obituaries

July 1, 2014

Kay Paulette Young

GEORGETOWN — Kay Paulette Young, 59, of Georgetown, embraced the arms of the Lord surrounded by her beloved family at 2:45 p.m. June 25, 2014, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center.

Kay was born March 15, 1955, in Danville to Melissa Pauline Dixon-Young and Matthew R Young.

Kay received an associate’s degree from Danville Area Community College, worked for Georgetown School District as a librarian and was employed as a home-care specialist for many years.

Kay loved her family and the Lord. She enjoyed spending times with her grandchildren, cooking, baking, playing softball, gardening and sharing her unwavering love with family and all those around her. Her last 15 years was spent unselfishly, caring for her stepfather and her mother. Kay was a member of Greater Shiloh Baptist Church and was baptized by the Rev T. Sykes at an early age.

Kay leaves to cherish her memory her mother, Melissa Severado; her seven brothers, Lester (Brenda) Brown and Marisellis (Susan) Brown, both of Danville, Wayne Brown and Larry Brown, of Georgetown, James (Verrane) Young of Terre Haute, and Theodore Severado and Michael Severado, both of Burlington, Iowa; five sisters, Janice Washington, Rose Brown, Arlene (Charles) Smith, Ann Severado, all of Danville, and Peggy Hall, of California; her three daughters, Melissa (Marcus) Turner of Danville, and Kecia Young and Deidre Penn, both of Georgetown; and one son, Irvin McNeal of Catlin; she also raised as her own Steven Reed and Kenyatta, Kori and Kiantas McNeal; her nine grandchildren, LaJuan, Trenton (Jessica), Toyreiana, Kayln, Paige, Ka’vonne, Armanii, Jatay and Kayden; also five great-grandchildren, Alexandria, Tristan, Aubrey, Orlando and Olivia; a special friend, Winston Penn; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Matthew R. Young; stepfather, Albert Severado; three brothers, Robert Brown, Ronald Young, Dalbert Severado; one sister, Della Stewart; and stepson, Winston Penn Jr.; aunts, Mrs. Eula Frazier, Rose McMullen and Daisy Young Cunningham; and uncles, Ben Killingworth, Willie Killingworth and S. J. Young.

A celebration of life will commence at noon Wednesday, July 2, at New Life Church of Faith, 1419 N. Bowman Ave., Danville. A visitation will begin at 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Officiating minister: Norvell Crider. Interment: Sanhill Memorial Park.

Leek & Sons Funeral Home, 304 E. Williams St., Danville, is in charge of arrangements. Condolences and memorials may be sent by accessing www.leekandsonsfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Thomas, Bobby BOBBY LEX THOMAS LADOGA, Ind. — Bobby Lex Thomas, 66, passed away at 3:55 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his residence in Ladoga, Ind.Thomas was born May 20, 1948, in Williamsport, Ind., the son of Orie Lex Thomas and Margie (Milburg) Etchison. He married Vicki L. B

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • mcdaniel, ray Talmadge Ray "Wimpy" McDaniel COVINGTON, Ind. — Talmadge Ray “Wimpy” McDaniel, 83, of Covington, Ind., died at 3:17 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home with his wife and children by his side.He was born in Winthrop, Ind., on Dec. 5, 1930, the son of Carl and Victoria (Carro

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT CN 07-26 Paxton, L photo Lloyd Donald "Don" Paxton

    Lloyd Donald “Don” Paxton, 92, of Danville, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Hawthorne Inn in Danville.Services will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 29, at Pape Family Funeral Home, 10 E. Williams St., Danville with Pastor Raymie Gordon officia

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT CN 07-26 Perotto photo Richard Daniel Perotto On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, Richard Daniel Perotto of Mount Juliet, Tenn., and Eagle River, Wis., passed after a life-long struggle with CMT (Charcot-Marie-Tooth) disease.

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT CN 07-25 Hargrove H photo Howard Thomas Hargrove Sr. WEST LEBANON, Ind. — Howard Thomas Hargrove Sr., 85 of West Lebanon, died at 5:10 p.m. EDT Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at his residence.Howard was born in Nashville, Tenn., on Sept. 13, 1928. He was the son of Frank C. and Frances Elizabeth (Waynick) H

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • William G. Emrich William G. “Bill” Emrich, of Georgetown, passed away at 9:55 a.m., Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at home.He was born in Dixon, Illinois, the son of Dwight and Ruth (Stuart) Emrich on June 30, 1928.He was united in marriage to Gloria Rayhorn on June 20, 1

    July 25, 2014

  • Helen B. Ball

    Helen B. Ball, 94, of Covington, Ind., died at 7:50 p.m. EDT Sunday July 20, 2014, at St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital.

    July 23, 2014

  • OBIT-CN 7-23 Kincheloe photo 2 Harriet Jeanette Kincheloe Harriet Jeanette Kincheloe, 99, passed away at 10:20 a.m. Feb. 10, 2014, at Colonial Manor Nursing Home.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • OBIT-CN Allhands photo Gerald R. Allhands Gerald R. Allhands, 67, of Danville, passed away at 6:16 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at Presence United Samaritans Medical Center.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • OBIT CN 07-23 Sandlin J photo Oushi Jack Sandlin

    Oushi Jack Sandlin, 60, of Tilton, passed away at 2:44 a.m., Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.He was born Feb. 16, 1954, in Gary, Ind., the son of Jack and Eva (Alexander) Sandlin.He was united in marriage to Cynthia (Snyd

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

E-edition
AP Video
Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming UN Security Council Calls for Gaza Cease-fire Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating 13 Struck by Lightning on Calif. Beach Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Israel, Hamas Trade Fire Despite Truce in Gaza Italy's Nibali Set to Win First Tour De France Raw: Shipwrecked Concordia Completes Last Voyage Raw: Sea Turtle Hatchlings Emerge From Nest Raw: Massive Dust Storm Covers Phoenix 12-hour Cease-fire in Gaza Fighting Begins Raw: Bolivian Dancers Attempt to Break Record Raw: Israel, Palestine Supporters Rally in US Raw: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Wreckage Virginia Governor Tours Tornado Aftermath Judge Faces Heat Over Offer to Help Migrant Kids Kangaroo Goes Missing in Oklahoma More M17 Bodies Return, Sanctions on Russia Grow
NDN Video
'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years
Must Read