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Milly Frances Strickland  Young
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Obituary for Milly Frances Strickland Young

Milly Frances Strickland Young, born to Millie W. and Jesse L. Strickland in Bamberg, SC on May 13, 1937 passed away on Sunday, June 4, 2017 surrounded by her family.

Milly grew up in Bamberg, SC and attended Furman University in Greenville, SC where she met her husband Dave. She was a devoted sports fan and especially loved cheering on her UNC Tarheels and Furman Paladins. She was very active in the community in Asheville, NC and Durham, NC participating in various civic clubs. She was a long time member of Watts Street Baptist Church in Durham, NC. Milly loved to play bridge and work in the yard. She valued her many friends from high school, college and Durham, Chapel Hill and Colorado.

Milly is survived by her beloved family, Dave, her husband of 60 years and their three children Margaret Young Dillard (L.A.), David Young, Jr. (Judi) and Renee Ashley Young. Also her granddaughter Melissa Dillard Hayes (Matt), her grandson Chris Dillard (Renee) and her four wonderful great grandchildren Madison and Mackenzie Hayes, and Abigail and Tobias Dillard. Her sister Sally S. Ryan (Jimmy) and many wonderful nieces and nephews.

The memorial services will be held at Watts Street Baptist Church in Durham, NC on Wednesday, June 14th at 11:00 AM

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11:00 AM
Watts St. Baptist Church

800 Watts St.
Durham, NC 27701


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