Lula MayDeane Young, 68, of Sedalia, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013. She was born July 24, 1945, a daughter of Clarence and Lena (Sprinkles) Reed. Lula and Joe Young were married on June 19, 1965 in Sedalia. Joe survives at the home.
She graduated from College High School in Warrensburg in 1963. She worked as a cashier at IGA in Sedalia for 20 years before retiring in 1983.
She was an avid reader. She liked her flowers and had gardens and indoor plants she cared for. She loved animals and her grandsons were the love of her life.
Along with her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Suzie Young; two grandsons, Ryan and Cody Collins; three sisters, Maudie Lueck of San Antonio, Texas, Etta Ridgeway and her husband, Lyman, of Liberty, and Sandra Estes of Sedalia; and lots of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Helen Reed and her brother, Jack Reed.
Funeral services were held Dec. 27 at Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home with Rev. Ted Francis officiating. Pallbearers were Dale Hinken, Stephan Ridgeway, Don Kerns, Rich Chambers, Bob Hiller and Mark Jackson. Honorary Pallbearers were Donny Finch, Nelson “Bud” Hinken, Frank Gooch and Jerry Laudenberger. Burial was in La Monte Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions were suggested to Children’s Therapy Center or the Mt. Herman Baptist Church Cemetery in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be shared at www.EwingSchutteSemlerFH.com.