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Gloria Jean (Young) Stokes

August 2, 1953 ~ January 10, 2021 (age 67)


Gloria Jean Young was born August 2, 1953 in Lafayette County, MS to Joe Willie Young and the late Oneida Buford Young. 

She professed a hope in Christ at an early age and was a member of Tobby Tubby Missionary Baptist Church, where she remained a faithful member until her death. 

"Jean" was a graduate of Central High School's class of 1971. She was member of the Dance Troop and CHS Choir.

In her spare time, Jean loved working crossword puzzles and spending time with her family. She was a very giving and kind hearted person.

On Sunday, January 10, 2021, Jean passed away at her home. She is preceded in death by her mother.

To cherish her memories, she leaves her father, Joe Willie Young, Abbeville, MS; siblings, Donny Young (Veretta), Tallahassee, FL, Mark Byers (Carolyn), Memphis, TN, Jo Linda Young, Floretta Clark, Eunetia Young, all of Oxford, MS, and Robin Jeffries, Abbeville, MS; goddaughters, Kassidy Young and Jernera Williams, Oxford, MS, and a host of other relatives, church family, and friends.

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January 14, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
L. Hodges Funeral Service
38-F Hwy 334
Oxford, Mississippi 38655

Graveside Service
January 15, 2021

1:00 PM
Jordan Chapel C.M.E. Church
County Road 145
Oxford, MS 38655

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