Nola “Kay” Young (1-22-22) service 1-26-22


Nola Kay Young was born Jan. 28, 1949, in Adamsville, the daughter of the late James Willie Smith and Lena Lain Smith.

Kay was united in marriage to Raymond Earl Young on Dec. 31, 1964. She was a member of Landmark Pentecostal Church in Stantonville. She was a retired beautician, having worked in Savannah and in Adamsville over the years. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, flower gardening, sewing and painting.

Mrs. Young departed this life on Saturday, Jan. 22, in Stantonville, at the age of 72 years, 11 months, 25 days.

She is survived by her husband, Raymond Earl Young of Stantonville; son, Billy Ray Young and wife Anita of Morris Chapel; a daughter, Teresa Kay Rinks of Adamsville; two stepsons, Jeffrey Allen Young of Columbia, Tennessee and James Earl Young of Adamsville; a brother, Billy Smith of Adamsville; a sister, Brenda Scott of Stantonville; six grandchildren, Courtney Young Ramirez and husband Carlos, Maegan Young, Lani Price and husband Steven, Logan Young and his wife Trixie, Lucy Young and Craig Young; seven great-grandchildren, Addie Carter, Mila Ramirez, Eden Edgin, Ian Ramirez, Ilah Ramirez, Ivy Ramirez, Odie Price; special hospice nurses, Melissa Kirk and Sherika Harris; her doctor, Nathan Kersey; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In addition to her parents, Kay was preceded in death by two sisters, Avanell Smith Coggins Grant, Willie Elbertene Smith Gray; four brothers, Maynard Lee Smith, Jackie Lane Smith, Donald Eugene Smith, James Gary Smith.

Services were Wednesday, Jan. 26, at 3 p.m., at Landmark Pentecostal Church in Stantonville, with Rickey Mitchell and Darrell Moffett officiating. Burial followed in Mt. Vinson Cemetery at Stantonville.