2008-11-20 / Obituaries

Sarajane Taylor Young, 75

Hancock, 75

Sarajane Taylor Young, 75, Hancock, Md., died Monday, November 17, 2008, at home.

Born March 21, 1933, in Paden, Miss., she was the daughter of the late William "Buzz" Taylor and Vivian Greene Young.

She was preceded in death in 2007 by her husband of 56 years, Herbert Alfred Young.

She was a graduate of Martinsburg High School and a member of Westview Baptist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va.

She owned and operated a dog kennel. She was a poet, a seamstress, a great cook and a mother to many more than just her own children. She loved target shooting, crocheting, dancing, music and showed great compassion for others with needs. She was a Sunday school teacher, a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, and the Junior Women's Club.

She was a devoted wife and mother to seven children.

She is survived by her three sons: Herbert Alfred Young II, Ormond Beach, Fla.; John Michael Young, Davie, Fla.; and David Taylor Young, Hancock, Md.; four daughters: Beverly Susan True, Warfordsburg; Mary Vivian Hornbaker, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; Sara Jean Wagner, Hancock, Md.; and Gloria Jane "Janie" Young, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; one brother, Don Lourin Taylor, Ocala, Fla.; eight grandchildren: Andrew Jackson Blankenship, Daniyel Lyn Blankenship, David William Blankenship, John William Young, Shane Austin Young, Emily Marie Hornbaker, Sara Elizabeth Wagner, Christopher Thomas Wagner; nine step-grand-children: Janessa, Jordan, Brandi, Lisa, Meagan, Tommy, Maggie, Kimm, Nickie; and six stepgreat grandchildren, nieces and nephews; sons-in-law: Michael True, Tom Wagner, Bruce Kufferath and daughter-ins-law: Robin Young and Debbie Young.

She was preceded in death by one brother, William "Dee Dee" Taylor.

Services will be Monday, November 24, at 1:00 p.m., at Westview Baptist Church, Martinsburg, W.Va. The family will receive friends Sunday November 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home.

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