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Margaret Ruth Young

May 13, 1932 — January 10, 2022

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 Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.

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Graveside Service

Friday, January 14, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Sweetwater Memorial Gardens

1838 US-11, Sweetwater, TN 37874

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