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Helen Marie (Hepworth) Young October 18, 1930 – December 28, 2019

Helen Marie (Hepworth) Young, 89, of Mendon, MO passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at McLarney Manor in Brookfield, MO. Funeral services will be held at Breshears Memorial Chapel in Mendon, MO on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. Gail Brown will officiate the service. Visitation will precede the service on Tuesday from 11:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M.  Burial will be in Mendon Cemetery in Mendon, MO.

Marie, as she was known by her family and friends, was born on October 18, 1930 in Bynumville, MO, the daughter of Arthur Winfred and Zelda (Smith) Hepworth.  In 1948, Marie graduated from Bynumville High School.  On June 17, 1948 she was united in marriage to Clarence Clifford Young.  Together they were blessed with two children, Barbara and Darryl.

Marie worked as a teacher’s aide at Northwestern High School, a clerk at Norris Grocery Store in Mendon, MO, and worked as a secretary for Mendon Feed and Grain until her retirement in 1997. Marie enjoyed sewing, baking, and attending her grandchildren’s ball games.  She loved spending time with her family and friends.  She especially loved being with her children and grandchildren.

She was a member of the Mendon Christian Church.

Marie is survived by her two children, Barbara Linscott and her husband Duane of Mendon, MO and Darryl Young and his wife Jennie of Mendon, MO; five grandchildren, Jesse Linscott and his wife Meghan of Sumner, MO, Curtis Linscott and his friend Matthew Koons of St. Louis, MO, Lindie Romero and her husband Stephen of Denver, CO, Tiffany Ostermann and her husband Derrick of Mendon, MO, and Abby Young of Kansas City, MO;  one granddaughter-in-law, Joann Linscott of Brookfield, MO;  and seven great-grandchildren, Diana Linscott, Weston Linscott, Griffin Linscott, Ayden Romero, Liam Romero, Parker Ostermann, and Elsie Ostermann.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford; her brother, Lewis Hepworth; three sisters, Ruth Hepworth, Marjorie Hepworth, and Marguerite Hepworth; and one grandson, Nathan Linscott.

Pallbearers will be Jesse Linscott, Curtis Linscott, Weston Linscott, Tiffany Ostermann, Abby Young, and Lindie Romero.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations to Northwestern R-I.  All donations will go to the athletic department where Marie enjoyed cheering on those that called her Mema.  Donations may be left at or mailed to Breshears Memorial Chapel, 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO, 65236.


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