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Louise A. Youngs

March 12, 1939 — April 27, 2018

Louise A. Youngs       “beloved wife, mother and grandmother”

CERES, N.Y.---Louise A. Youngs, 79, of Ceres, N.Y., passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018, in Wellsville Manor, Wellsville, after a long illness.

Born on March 12, 1939 in Norfolk, Virginia, she was a daughter of Chester L. and Louise B. Consolva Phelps.  On April 4, 1956 in South Carolina, she married Clyde K. Youngs, who passed away on May 8, 2015.

Louise attended school in Great Bridge, Virginia.  She was employed at the Portville Liquor Store and babysat in her home for several area families.

Louise was a volunteer at the Bolivar Central School in the reading program.  She was a former member of the Portville Kiwanis Club and a member of the Ceres Card Club.  In the 1960’s, Louise was a Cub Scout leader in Portville. She was an avid reader and enjoyed doing crafts.

Surviving are four sons, Clyde K. (Laurie) Youngs, Jr. of Ceres, Willie (Michele) Youngs of Portville, Charles R. “Bobby” (Debbie) Youngs of Portville, and David W. (KiKi) Youngs of Allegany; eleven grandchildren, Brandon, Heather, Kyle, Cody, Nicholas, Allyson, Jordanne, Michael and Sarah Youngs and Amber and Jonathan Glover; nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, the Rev. Chester Lee (Margaret) Phelps and William Phelps, both of Richmond, Virginia; a sister, Beverly (James) Fraser of Woodbridge, Virginia; and several nieces and nephews.

Louise was predeceased by her parents and husband.

Friends may call from 10am to noon on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, Pa., where funeral services will follow at noon with Pastor Ben Ramirez of the Faith Bible Church, Little Genesee, officiating.  Burial will be in Bowler Memorial Cemetery, Little Genesee.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Louise’s family has entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.

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