Louise Young

South Charleston, WV

Louise Young

Louise Catherine Young, age 92, of South Charleston passed on Tuesday November 12, 2019 at South River Health and Rehabilitation Center in Edgewater, MD.

Louise was born October 30, 1927 in Richwood, WV, daughter of the late Joseph and Mabel Walton Sims.  She is also preceded in death by her husband, James Young.

She retired from the WV Library Commission as a human resources director.  She had attended Mountain Heights Church.  She enjoyed ball room dancing and the associated clubs.  She was a wonderful mother, grandmother.  Her great granddaughters were the love of her life.

Louise is survived by her son, Gary, his wife Debbie of, South Charleston; two grandsons, Jason, his wife Heather and Eric, his wife Becky all of Annapolis, MD; great grandchildren, Emmaline, Elise, and Lyla; sister Ruth Pauley, her husband Hyman, of South Charleston; and two brothers, Jack Sims, his wife June, of Atlanta, GA and Gene Sims, his wife Virginia, of St. Albans.

A service to Honor the Life of Louise will be held at 11:00 am on Tuesday November 19, 2019 at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston with Pastor Andy Kinder officiating.  Interment will follow in Graceland Memorial Park, South Charleston.  Family and friends may visit from 6 to 8:00 pm on Monday evening and one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

Memories of Louise may be shared by visiting and selecting the obituary. Snodgrass Funeral Home is assisting the family with these arrangements.

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  1. Martha "Marty" Martin says:

    Louise was a wonderful, gracious lady. She was among the few ballroom dancers that were in our group. Louise always had a beautiful smile on her face and was dressed to the tee. My sympathies to the family for their loss.


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  • Monday, November 18
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Funeral Service

  • Tuesday, November 19
  • 11:00 AM