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Sweetwater Memorial Gardens
Friday January 14th, 2022

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Margaret Ruth Young

Margaret Ruth Young, age 89 of Athens passed away Monday, January 10, 2022 at Sweetwater Hospital. A native of Kingston, and a resident of Athens for the past 40 years, she was the daughter of the late Luke and Sidney Oody Nix.

She was a member of Pope Avenue Baptist Church, and worked in the dietary department of Wellington Place until she retired. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Young; son, Ronald Lee Young; seven brothers, Edward Nix, Fred Nix, Hobert Nix, Junior Nix, Bob Nix, Charlie Nix and Paul Nix; three sisters, Ivalee Stephens Ella Green, Bernice Parks.
Survivors include; Two daughters and son-in-law, Judy and James Malone of Athens, Wilma Marrow of Knoxville; Sister-in-law, Diane Nix of Philadelphia; Grandchildren, Misty Pearson, Amber and Brent Cate, Mike and Erin Coleman, Chad and Brandy Malone; Great-grandchidren, Cayden Pearson, Brylen Coleman, Riley Alan Cate, Mila Malone, and Evan Malone. Several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will 11:00 am Friday, January 14, 2022 at Sweetwater Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Steve Gamble officiating. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.com/obituaries/Margaret-Young Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.

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I was so sorry to hear that Margie had passed away! She was always so sweet to my Mother when she was at Wellington Place. Praying for Gods comfort for her Family.

Alice Gilreath Jan 13 2022 6:23 PM

Wilma and Judy, I was so sorry to hear of Aunt Margie's passing….I remember her as being such a sweet sweet person…my thoughts and prayers are with you during this time …keep God close, He will see you thru…love you

Teresa (Nix) Garrett Jan 13 2022 11:20 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Margaret Young

Teresa (Nix) Garrett Jan 13 2022 11:14 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Margaret Young

Misty Pearson “Moo Moo@ Jan 12 2022 11:08 PM

So sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Jim and Jane Shepherd Jan 12 2022 8:26 PM

RIP Aunt Margie....

Johnny V Young Jan 12 2022 7:46 PM

RIP Aunt Margie....

Johnny V Young Jan 12 2022 7:45 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Margaret Young

Priscilla & Carl Jan 12 2022 4:37 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Margaret Young

Wilma Marrow Jan 12 2022 4:30 PM

Judy and Family so sorry for your loss. Your mom was always so sweet to me. I know you will miss her but just remember she is in a better place and just keep the memories of her in your heart.

Linda Williams Jan 12 2022 3:29 PM

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