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Evelynn Ladelle Young

Evelynn Ladelle Young

Evelynn Ladelle Young passed peacefully from this earthly life February 2, 2022, in Levelland, at the age of 86.
Evelynn was born April 26, 1935, in Levelland, to L.U. and Berthie Thompson.
She grew up in Whiteface and graduated from Whiteface High School.
Evelynn married George E. Young November 30, 1952, in Whiteface.
His job as a railroad telegraph operator took them to many West Texas towns, including San Angelo, where she worked as a switchboard operator for the local phone company.
It was there where first son, George, Jr. was born.
Later settling in Lubbock, where Evelynn gave birth to sons, Ronald and Richard.
Evelynn moved to Michigan in 1961, where daughter, Jeanetta, was born.
She lived there until 1992, raising her four children and helping with her two granddaughters.
Evelynn was involved in PTA and Cub Scouts and worked as a hospital switchboard operator, a medical receptionist and at Ford Motor Company.
Evelynn moved back to Whiteface in 1992, serving on the city council and as treasurer for Whiteface Senior Citizens.
She loved her cats and was a big fan of golf, NASCAR and football.
Evelynn never knew a stranger and there wasn’t a person she wouldn’t help out if she saw the need.
At the same time, she didn’t take any nonsense from anybody and wasn’t afraid to call you out if necessary.
She loved animals and supported the Humane Society and other organizations fighting against animal cruelty.
Evelynn was proud of our military veterans and contributed regularly to various support groups.
She loved her family and will be greatly missed.
Evelynn is predeceased by her parents, L.U. and Berthie Thompson; and a son, Richard L. Young (Jim Woodward).
She is survived by sons, George E. Young, Jr. (Nancy Young) and Ronald A. Young; daughter Jeanetta L. Kreg (Kevin Kreg); two granddaughters, Jaclyn Young (David Sweet) and Katie Young; two grandsons, Connor Richardson and Riley Kreg; and former husband, George E. Young (Diane Young).
Arrangements are under the direction of Krestridge Funeral Home of Levelland and graveside services are pending.

1 Comment

  1. Karen Martin on February 14, 2022 at 1:35 am

    Evelyn was always kind and inclusive of me, inviting me to her home and to holidays with her and our families together. She was very Devoted to her grandkids. And was as outspoken and as sassy as a west Texas gal can be😅

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