Doris M. Ward Young passed away Friday March 22, 2013 in Cortland Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
She was born May 16, 1925 in Truxton, the daughter of the late Leon and Helen Reakes Ward, and was a lifelong resident of Truxton.
Doris was a member of the Truxton United Methodist Church and the Albright Grange #440 in East Homer.
Doris is survived by her son Carleton L. Young of Truxton, her daughter Carol (Gene) Eldred of High Point N.C. , her grandchildren Nadine Wilson and Bryanne Eldred, of Winston-Salem, N.C. Elizabeth Anselm of High Point, N,C, and Amelia Anselm of Denver, Co, 3 great-grandchildren Jacob Wilson, Pandora and Madeline Marques, many nieces and nephews
In addition to her parents, Doris was predeceased by her husband Donald Young in 1999 and her brother Gordon Ward.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 am Monday at the Truxton United Methodist Church
with the Reverend Nelson Stafford officiating.
Friends are invited to call Sunday evening from 6:00 ââ€š¬ââ‚¬Å“ 8:00 pm the Wright-Beard Funeral Home 9 Lincoln Ave, Cortland.
Spring Interment will be held in East Homer Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Doris name may be directed to the Truxton UMC PO Box 295 Truxton, NY 13158 or the Albright Grange 3038 East River Road Cortland, NY 13045
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So sorry to hear of your Moms passing,it is so Ironic my mom Vera her best friend just passed away this month.My heart and prayers are with you at this time. Sally Scott Baker
May the Peace of Christ always be with Doris. During this time of loss, praying you will draw strength and comfort from your faith in God. charles weleck
I spent many happy summers at Doris' parents house, friends of my grandparents. Doris was my mother, Dorothy McNeill's best friend and I have great pictures of them both. Doris was a wonderful person and I will always remember her. Diane Crandall Hutchinson