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Juanita (Woodard) Young


2101940Juanita (Woodard) Young, 90, passed away early Wednesday, May 29, 2013 in Ennis, Texas. Juanita was born on March 3, 1923 to James Floyd and Julia (Davis) Woodard. She was the oldest of nine children and played a big part in the lives of her brothers and sisters. She grew up in Bardwell and graduated from Bardwell High School in 1941. On April 4, 1942 she married Walter Nolan Young and they made their home in Ennis. In 1978 they moved to Chatham, Virginia and lived there until 1986 when they returned to Ennis. She was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Ennis where she taught Sunday School in the 4 & 5 year olds. She is a member of the Baylor Baptist Church, a member the Martha Sunday School Class, Rebekka’s Lodge of Ennis. She loved hosting her family to dinners and get togethers. She shared her Christian values with her children and grandchildren, she loved her family. She is survived by one son, Nolan ElVoyde Young and his wife, Linda; daughter, Juanette and her husband, George Beggs; four grandchildren: Bradley Young, Bryce Young and his wife, Cortney, Andrea Beggs and Lacey Beggs; two great-grandchildren: Rylie Robertson and Harlie Robertson; one brother, Donald Woodard and his wife, Mary; two sisters: Charlene Hollowell and Jackie Laverne and her husband, Larry Oliver along with friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Nolan Young, three brothers, Carl Edward Woodard, J.P Woodard, Jack Woodard and two sisters, Dee Patterson and Bess Heine. Visitation will be on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary of Ennis. A Celebration of her life will take place on Friday, May 31, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the J.E. Keever Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Johnny Mansell officiating. Interment will follow in Myrtle Cemetery under the direction of J.E. Keever Mortuary, Inc. www.jekeevermortuary.com

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