SOMERVILLE — Jeanette Young, 85, of Somerville, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh.
She was born July 14, 1936 in Evansville to Floyd and Laura (West) Schoonover. She moved from Evansville to Somerville in 1988.
She worked as a caretaker and enjoyed raising plants and flowers and taking care of her dogs.
Jeanette is survived by five children, Trina Schaefer (Michael) of Elberfeld, Tim Young (Barbara) of Richland City, John Young (Connie) of Somerville, Kaye Durbin (Bill) of Evansville and Cheryl Gates (Brian) of Mt. Vernon, Illinois; 16 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harry Earl Young in 2011; grandchildren, Kacie Young, Sarah Young and Joshua Schaefer; and sisters, Jeri Sanders and JoAnn Brown.
Funeral service is at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, at Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City. Burial follows at Somerville Cemetery in Somerville. Visitation is from noon until the hour of service Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, stjude.org/donate. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.
You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle in memory
of Jeanette at www.corn
colvinfuneralhome.com. Corn-Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve the Young family.