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Betty Akins Young

June 9, 1936 ~ November 26, 2022 (age 86) 86 Years Old


Betty Akins Young, 86, of Rossville, GA passed away peacefully on November 26th, 2022 at her home. She was born on June 9th, 1936 in Chattanooga, Tennessee to the late Maude and Wilson Akins. She was a member at Parkway Baptist Church. She has lived in Rossville for the past 62 years. Mrs. Young graduated from Kirkman High School. She retired from GMAC after 38 years of service. She and her husband John loved going to Daytona Beach and enjoyed square dancing. She was an active member of her community and loved her family dearly.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Frances Chandler, Evelyn Sizemore and Willie Young.

She will be missed dearly by her loving husband of 67 years, John Young; children, Perry Young (Cheryl Grimes) and Rene (Ronnie) Smith; granddaughter, Jamie (Trey) Davis; great grandson, Benson Davis; sister, Patricia Townsend; several nieces, nephews and special caregiver, Leslie Carbine.

The family would like to thank Liz and Denise at Hearth Hospice for their care.

Funeral services will be 1 PM Wednesday in the funeral home chapel with Dr. David Sampson officiating. Interment will follow at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.

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The family will receive friends 4-8 PM Tuesday at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


November 29, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory - Ft. Oglethorpe
Heritage Funeral Homes
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Funeral Service
November 30, 2022

1:00 PM
Heritage Funeral Home Chapel - Ft. Oglethorpe
Heritage Funeral Homes
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

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