Princeton Daily Clarion Newspaper Dated June 14, 1985


Mrs. Magnolia A. Young, 85, died at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, 1985, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

            She was born March 16, 1900 at Tutwilder, Miss., and resided in Princeton for 55 years, moving here from Evansville. Mrs. Young was a member of the Holy Temple Church of God in Christ.

            Surviving are four sons, Moses Young of Springfield, Ohio, Isaiah, Paul T. and James R. Young, all of Princeton and four daughters, Mrs. Anna Mae Alvis, Mrs. Lunolia Simmons and Miss Dorothy Young, all of Princeton, and Mrs. Eliza Smith of Katy, Texas; 44 grandchildren, 75 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild; a brother, Doc Erwin of Memphis, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.

            Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Holy Temple Church of God, 202 E. Pinkney, Princeton, with the Rev. Elder William Simmons officiating.

            Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery.

            Friends may call at the Colvin Funeral Home, 425 N. Main St., Princeton, from 4 until 9 p.m. today.

            Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Temple Church of God in Christ.

The body will be taken to the church Saturday to lie in state from 10 a.m. until the service hour.