Obituary for Barbara Lenora Young


Barbara Lenora Young

November 20, 1933 - April 23, 2019

Barbara L. Young, age 85, peacefully passed away on April 23, 2019, surrounded by her family at Life’s Journey, a loving and caring hospice facility.She was born in Indianapolis and was the youngest of four children. She worked for Eli Lilly and Company for 20 years. Upon retirement, she moved with her husband to Ponce Inlet, Florida, where she enjoyed the warm weather and ocean breezes. She recently moved back to Indianapolis to be close to family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Hassie and Radie Parker; sister Helen; brother JD, and daughter, Nancy Young.  She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Keith Young, as well as her daughter Becky (Young) Merrill; son-in-law Shawn Merrill; grandsons Jordan and Chad, and great-grandson, Arie. There will be no funeral services. Barbara’s family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Life’s Journey Hospice for the loving care Barbara received. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made directly to Life’s Journey Hospice at 10241 E. County Road 100 N, Indianapolis, IN 46234. Arrangements provided by Cremation Society of Indiana.


Sue and Richard Sander posted on April 27, 2019

We are at a loss of words to express the sadness we feel on the passing of Barb. She was a wonderful and beautiful person. Our thoughts and prayers are with Keith and her family.

Carolyn Young Hanlon posted on April 25, 2019

Keith, Becky & sorry to hear the sad news. Hugs and prayers for your strength coming your way.

Fr. Michael O’Mara posted on April 24, 2019

Know of the prayers anf condolences of St. Gabriel Parish for your family at this time of loss. May Barbara Rest In Peace. -Fr. Michael O’Mara

Jane and Steve posted on April 24, 2019

Our deepest, heartfelt sympathy to Keith, Becky and the Merrill Family. We share in your loss of this beautiful lady. What a blessing to know that life's final journey leads to eternal life in heaven. Jane and I hope it eases your sadness to know that even now your Barbara is walking in the light of God. We will miss her and her caring smile. It was a joy to know her, may she Rest In Peace.

John and Cindy Vogt posted on April 24, 2019

Thinking of you all ❤️

MONICA Morris posted on April 24, 2019

Becky, I certainly remember your beautiful mother. She was a very special Lady. Please accept my condolences to you , your family and your dad.


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