Marie B. Young
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Marie B. Young
  • June 13, 1919 - June 5, 2017
  • Gretna, Louisiana

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GRETNA - Marie B. Young, age 97, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 5, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.

Marie was a longtime resident of the Gretna area and had worked for many years at Klein's Pharmacy. She was an avid cook and baby sitter for her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Marie enjoyed frequent shopping trips and trips to the casinos with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed her life to the fullest. "Momo" was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt who will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her daughter, Vicki Jones and husband, Jim of Gretna, La; a son, Keith Young and wife, Penny of Lafayette, La; nine grandchildren, Rhonda Hebert, Robin Hebert and wife, Alison, Kristin Fooshee and husband, "Fooshee", Randall Young and wife, Erin, Tyler Geoffroy and wife, Abby, Erica Geoffroy, Alex Geoffroy, Duane Jones, and Kelly Jones and wife, Dia; and eleven great-grandchildren, Justin Crochet and Ethan Hebert, Blake, Hannah, and Addison Hebert, Claudia and Sally Fooshee, Liam and Cara Young, Noah and Joel Geoffroy, a nephew, Cleve Jackson and wife, Mickey, and a niece, Donna Hester, and husband Steve.

She was preceded in death by a infant daughter, Julia Ann Young, husband, Cecil E. Young, parents, Cleve and Idell Berry, and a sister, Medell Jackson.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2017 at Hixson Funeral Home in Vinton. Burial will follow in Big Woods Cemetery in Edgerly. Visitation will be held Friday from 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.hixsonfuneralhomes.com