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Jeanetta Harris Young

Jeanetta Harris Young, 87, passed away at her home in Spring Hill, Florida Thursday, May 14, 2015. Jeanetta was born October 8, 1927 in Erwin, Tennessee, the only daughter of the late Roy and Dollie Tinker Harris. Mrs. Young graduated from Unicoi County High School in 1945 and was awarded a scholarship to attend Nashville Business College. She worked for several financial institutions including the former Erwin National Bank and Citizens’ Bank of Maryland. After her marriage to Charles William Young in 1950, Jeanetta and her husband moved to the suburbs of Washington, D.C. where they lived for over 40 years. Upon retirement, Jeanetta and Charles moved to Surfside Beach, S.C. where they spent many enjoyable years at their lakeside home. They moved to Spring Hill, Florida in 1999. Both she and her husband were known to be a very friendly and outgoing couple who enjoyed spending time with their family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles William Young in August 2009 and by two brothers, Herbert and Eugene Harris. She has left behind to cherish her memory her one daughter, Teresa Kay McNeil; three sons, Charles Anthony, Christopher Todd and Timothy Dwayne Young; One brother, Lawrence Harris; Five grandchildren, Justin and Jennifer McNeil, Jessica McNeil Brennan and Samantha and Rebecca Young; One great grandson, Colton Brennan.

A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 4:00 P.M. and continue until 6:00 P.M on Tuesday at Valley Funeral Home, Erwin, Tennessee. A graveside committal service honoring and remembering the life of Jeanetta Harris Young will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Evergreen Cemetery, Erwin, Tennessee. Those attending are asked to meet at Evergreen Cemetery on Wednesday morning for the 10:00 A.M. service.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family through our website at These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends
of Jeanetta Harris Young through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, TN, 423-743-9187.