Melba E. Young age 94, died on Wed. Sept. 11, 2019 at Fairhaven Community in Upper Sandusky where she had been a resident. She was born on Oct. 28, 1924 in Pittsburgh, PA to the late Charles and Evelyn Young.
She is survived by daughter Jane King of Taylor, AL and her children, daughter Jerrie Whitling of Forest and her daughter Emily Shane of Forest and Emily’s children Maria, Konrad and Ethan and daughter Janet Harlow of Houston, TX. She is survived by a large close-knit extended family. She is preceded in death by her brothers and sisters.
Mrs. Young was a seamstress and homemaker. Melba was women before her time, strong and independent. Later in life she received a degree in biology. She enjoyed sewing and collecting thimbles. She was always laughing, smiling and loving her family.
Memorial contributions may be made Alzheimer’s Association in care of Clark Shields Funeral Home 301 S. Patterson St. Forest, OH 45843. A private service will be held at a later date. To extend a condolence or share a memory visit www.shieldsfh.com. Clark Shields Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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