Obituary – Judy Young

May 3rd, 2021 | By | Category: News, Obituaries

Judy Tillett Young, of the Wheel Community in Bedford County, Tennessee, passed away on Friday, April 23, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family. She was 67 years old.

Judy was born on July 23, 1953, in Shelbyville, Tennessee. She was the daughter of the late Joe Charles and Dorothy Jean Garner Tillett. Judy was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Ronal Young.

Survivors include step-daughter, Beth (Josh) Lawwell; mother-in-law, Jean (Bob) Poarch; grandchildren, Jessica and Johnathon Lawwell; and brother, Joe (Nancy) Tillett.

Judy was a former Amateur World Grand Champion equestrian and multi grand champion rider of many horses. She will be fondly remembered for riding ‘Black Magic Woman” in her orange riding suit. Judy worked for Tillett Brothers with her Daddy for many years. In her free time she loved trail riding, camping, her dogs, and loved to be with her step-daughter and watching her grandkids show horses and play sports. Judy attended New Beginnings Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 27th in the chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Brother Steve Murphree officiating. Burial followed at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Doak-Howell Funeral Home to assist the family with the final expenses.

The Scoop sends our warmest condolences to Judy’s family.

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