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Whitnee Leigh Ann Young, age 29

Whitnee Leigh Ann Young, 29, of Jacksonville passed away on March 29, 2020.  She was born in Jacksonville, Arkansas on January 29, 1991 to Neal Wayne Young and Laurie Marie Cross.

She loved doing anything outdoors like camping and fishing; she enjoyed working but her favorite past time was spending time with her children and family. 

She is preceded in death by her grandparents C.E. and Marie Cross and Delphin and Annie Young.

Whitnee leaves behind her loving children, Ameah Young, Bentlee Young, and Camden Young; her fiance’ Mike Jones; her mother Laurie Staver (Phil); father Neal Young; siblings Stephanie Childers (Randy Carson), Brian Burford (Crystal), Kelli Mahoney (Marcus), Joe Young (Coty) and Jake Young (Julie); four step-sisters; one step-brother; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Whitnee’s family has arranged for a private funeral service and burial, in light of current public health concerns. Her family is very grateful for your understanding, support and prayers in this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, ATTN: Matching Gifts, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.  501-982-3400

5 Comments

  • Peggy Posted April 2, 2020 6:59 PM

    Our hearts & prayers are always with y’all.

  • Bobby and Michele Ashlin Posted April 2, 2020 7:39 PM

    So sorry for your loss. Condolences to the family.

  • michelle cole Posted April 3, 2020 5:34 AM

    You will be missed by all. You were someone special to all. You made us laugh. You listened and loved. Prayers to all the family and loved ones. May those babies remember the best of their mom..

  • PHYLIS ASHLIN MCLACHLAN Posted April 3, 2020 11:32 AM

    LAURIE I’M SO VERY SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. MY HEART JUST BREAKS FOR YOU. GOD BE WITH YOU AND ALL THE FAMILY

  • Kelli Mahoney Posted April 8, 2020 2:08 AM

    Whitnee I miss you like crazy and loved you more than you will ever know life without is going to be so hard you were my bestie until we meet again fly high

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