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Eileen Young

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A Private Funeral Service for Mrs. Eileen Young will be conducted 11:00 AM Thursday, January 14, 2021 at J. O. & Annette Smith Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens, directed by Smith Funeral Home of Florence, LLC.

Mrs. Eileen Young was born April 10, 1930, the daughter of William Clark and Anne Clark in New York. On Sunday, January 10, 2021, she went home to be with her Lord and Savior.

She was married to Herman Young for more than fifty years and was blessed with three wonderful children; Gerard Young, Darlene Young and Steven Young.

She was a devoted member of Cumberland United Methodist Church in Florence, South Carolina where she worked faithfully, sung on the Senior Choir, and directed the Children’s Choir.

As a loving mother and grandmother, she graduated from Florence - Darlington Technical College in 1987 with a Degree in Human Services. She retired from Housing Authority of Florence in Florence, South Carolina after several years of employment.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a son, Steven in 1984.

She leaves to cherish her memories: a son, Gerard Young; her daughter, Darlene Young; four grandchildren, Shawn Young and Steven Young and their mother, Joyce Young, Damaren Floyd, and Christopher Bryant; four great grandchildren; and two sisters, Iona Davis of Arizona and Beverly Allen of New York.

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Prayers of strength and comfort for the family. I had the opportunity to work with Mrs. Young in my first job after graduating college. She was always very pleasant, professional, and great to work with. Leon Sturkey and Matrell Sturkey.

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Darlene so sorry to hear of your mother's transition. She was a beautiful person inside and out. I miss my seat mate at Church. Sending love and hugs Will keep you and your family in our prayers. Linda Cooper and the Cooper Family

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Please know that my husband and I send our sincere condolences. Eileen and I were co-workers at the Housing Authority of Florence. We shared so much during our time there. She was a delight and we shared big laughs quite often. She also taught our youngest son, Eric, piano lessons. I thank God for every remembrance of her. Gerard, Darlene and family keep the faith and know you are in our prayers. Rev. Calvin and Ann Daniels

Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

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Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM