Clara A. Young, 104, of Moberly, MO formerly of Taylorville, passed away Monday, October 5, 2015 at Moberly Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Moberly, MO. She was born on June 26, 1911 in Taylorville, IL, the Daughter of Henry and Mayme (Trapp) Longden. She married Earl G. Cook on June 22, 1929. Three children were born in this union. She married Harold A. Young on July 5, 1956 and he later preceded her in death on December 18, 1997. Mrs. Young worked many years in production and management in the Simplicity Garment Factory in Kincaid and Taylorville, retiring in 1956. In 1958, she and Mr. Young moved to Paris, MO, where they farmed for 25 years. After retiring in 1983, they returned to Taylorville residing until Mr. Young’s Passing. She then made her home in Moberly, MO, where she could be near her family and lived there until her death.
She is survived by Five Grandchildren, Michelle (Clark) Wetzel, Blaine Clark of Moberly, Duane Cook, Brenda (Cook) Clark, and David Cook of Indiana; daughter-in-law, Irene Cook of Indiana; step-daughters, Barbara (Young) Zeter of Springfield, IL and Judy (Young) Rench of Tenneessee; step-daughter-in-law, Rita Young of Arizona; and numerous great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and friend, Linden Eitel. She was preceded in death by her parents; Brother, Arthur Longden; both husbands; her sons, Robert LeRoy Cook and Orin Cook; daughter, Earlene Clark Boling; and step-sons, Dick and Bob Young.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 12:00 Noon at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be held Saturday, October 10, 2015 from 11:00-12:00 Noon at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.
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