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Obituary for Eugene Young Sr.

Mr. Eugene Young Sr., 85, of Mableton, passed Sunday, December 22nd, 2019.

Public Viewing will be Friday, December 27th, 2019, 10:00 am until 7:30 pm, at Herschel Thornton Mortuary, 3346 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30331.

Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, December 28th, 2019, 11:00 am, at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 2565 James Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318.

Interment will be Monday, December 30, 2019, 10:00 am, at Georgia National Cemetery (the family will assemble at Herschel Thornton Mortuary at 8:30 am).

Quietly he slipped away and entered into paradise, where the Lord and Savior saw he needed rest. He departed this life on December 22, 2019.

Eugene (Gene) Young Sr. was born on December 3, 1934 to the late Thomas and Bessie Young. He was the fourth of seven children born to this union.

Left to cherish his precious memories are his devoted wife of 63 years, Mattie C. Young; two daughters, Loretta and Nazetta; one son, Eugene Young Jr.; seven grandchildren, Ann, Nazetta, Eugenia, Eugene, Eugene III, Freddie, and Christian; six great-grandchildren; one sister, Ossie Warner; two brothers, Thomas and Ozell Young; a longtime family friend, Richard Farnell; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.