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YOUNG, Wilma Emma
YOUNG, Wilma 'Emma' Went into eternal life Nov., 3, 2017. Born July 8, 1919 in Green, N.Y. She has lived in the Antelope Valley for 60 years, working as a secretary at Quartz Hill Elementary, but loved working in the cafeteria at Quartz Hill High School until her retirement. She was always sipping hot tea, reading, crocheting blanket and slippers for everyone, gardening, and playing cards with friends. Baptized and a member of First Missionary Baptist Church in Quartz Hill. For the past 5 years resided at Mayflower Gardens Convalescent Hospital. Wilma is preceded in death by her husband Archie in 2002, son Richard in 2009, and her sisters. She leaves behind another son Robert (Dolores) Young, granddaughter Dawn (James) Wolfe, great-grand son James Wolfe Jr. Special friends Peggy Johnson and Alice Abbott of Lancaster, also sister Shirley Crandall of Norwich, N.Y. and many nieces and nephews also in New York. Our deepest thanks to the staff at Mayflower Gardens Convalescent Hospital for the loving care she received. Funeral Services will be held on Friday Nov., 10th 2017 at 9:00 am at Halley Olsen Murphy Funerals and Cremations in Lancaster immediately following a graveside service at Joshua Cemetery.

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