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Thelma Young

August 5, 1936 – July 31, 2019

Thelma Young, 82, of Eufaula, passed on July 31, 2019 at her home. Thelma was born on August 5, 1936 in Sequoyah County, Oklahoma to Miles Henry and Effie Mae (Stewart) Asbill. She graduated from Sallisaw High School.

Thelma married Charles Edward Young on July 30, 1955 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. She died one day after celebrating their 64th year wedding anniversary. Thelma was a member of the Eufaula First Baptist Church.

Survivors include: her husband, Charles Young, of the home; sons: Charles Miles Young and Chris Duane Young; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, two brothers, Clebborn and Donald Asbill; and two sisters: Hazel Asbill Yochum and Burnadean Asbill Walters.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m., on Monday, August 5, 2019 at the Kelley Memorial Chapel with Mark Walters and J. Ingram officiating.

Cremation arrangements were made with Hunn Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Northview (Asbill Family) Cemetery c/o Joni Asbill Bishop, P. O. Box 1051 Roland, OK 74954.

Online condolences may be made at

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