Helen J Young

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Helen J. Young, age 86, passed away December 24, 2014, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. She was born March 19, 1928, in Paradise, Texas, the daughter of Menzo D. and Flora A. (Martin) Cook. Helen was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her home. She was an accomplished seamstress and made many of her children’s clothes. Helen loved gardening and cooking for her family. She was a member of the Jehovah Witness Church in Hobart, Oklahoma. Her husband Billy Young, whom she married January 5, 1946, preceded her in death on June 7, 1999. A grandson, John W. Granchie, and a sister, Pat Miller, have also preceded her in death. Helen’s survivors include: her son, Keith Young and wife Colleen of Cordell, Oklahoma; daughters Kristi Weaver and husband John of Altus, Oklahoma, Karen Granchie and husband John of Struthers, Ohio; grandchildren Cindy Hamilton of Tecumseh, Oklahoma, William Weaver and wife Traci of Prosper, Texas, Jamie Weaver of Amarillo, Texas, and Colt Young of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; great-grandchildren Mariah Clotfelter and husband Matt, Aaron Hamilton, Oliver Weaver, Angel Young and Danny Miller; Sisters Dorothy Jane Smith of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Doris Miller of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Diann Dunn and husband Joe of Shawnee, Oklahoma, and brother Thomas Cook of Shawnee, Oklahoma. The family wishes to thank Dr. Tsai and the staff of the Cordell Christian Home for their care for Helen for the past six years. Services were Monday December 29, 2014, at the United Methodist Church of Cordell, Oklahoma, and burial followed at Lawnview Cemetery of Cordell, Oklahoma. Services were under the direction of Musick Varner Funeral Home of Cordell, Oklahoma.