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Young, Sr., James Lee

James Lee Young, Sr.

James Lee Young, Sr., 75, of Jonesboro, passed away in Georgia on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011. Born in Okolona, Miss., he was the son of the late Josie Johnson Bryant and the late Sammie Lee Young, of Okolona.

He was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force and was retired from Pan American Airlines, after 26 years. He was a resident of Georgia for 21 years.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Roberta Young. He is the beloved father of Josephine Young, James L. Young, Jr., Michael Young, Samuel Young, Leeanna Young, Michele Young Lestage, Robert Young, and Bryant Young; 21 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.