Iva Christine “Chris” Young, 81, of Naylor, Missouri, passed away November 22, 2017 in the Oakdale Residental Care of Poplar Bluff, Missouri. Chris was born Janeuary 28, 1936, at Bay, Arkansas to the late James William Averart and Ollie L Thomas Averhart. On June 2, 1977 at Naylor, Missouri, she was married to Glen Young. He preceded her In death on December 11, 2016.
She is survived by; two daughters, Bonnie White of Naylor, Missouri and Iris Leubert of St. Peters, Missouri. Also surviving are three sisters; Brenda Lepold of Naylor, Missouri, Sarah Schinneker of Gulf Port, Mississippi and Debbie ester of Gulf Port, Mississippi. one brother; Bill Averhart of Long Beach, Mississippi. Seven grandsons and two granddaughter as well as several great grandchildren also survive.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Her husband, as well as one son; Rex Walker, two sisters; Mary Durant and Pansy Landreth and two borthers; Gene Averhart and James “Jay” Averhart.
Chris was a member of the Naylor Pentecostal Church and enjoyed flowers, gardening, loved dogs and humming birds.
Visitation for Chris will be Saturday November 25, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Fowler & Sons Funeral Home of Neelyville, Missouri with the funeral following at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel. Burial will be in the Gum Cemetery near Naylor with Donnie Fowler officiating.