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Pearl Young

Jul 20th, 1919 - Oct 9th, 2020

Graveside Ceremony: 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Ingraham Cemetery

Visitation:  11 a.m. until 12 noon Tuesday at Frank & Bright Funeral Home


     Pearl Idell Young, age 101, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Friday morning, October 9, 2020, at Flora Gardens Care Center.

     She was born July 20, 1919, in Winterrowd, Jasper County, Illinois, the daughter of Charles and Eva (Welch) Benefield.  She married Harry F. Young on November 16, 1938, in Perryville, Missouri.  Harry preceded her in death on November 22, 2003, after 65 years of marriage.

     Pearl had worked in local retail stores, practiced as a beautician, and was a nursing home dietician.  She was a member of New Zion General Baptist Church where she had been active in the Ladies Quilting Group.

     She is survived by a daughter: Patsy (Virgil) Miller of Scottville; a son: Glenn Young (Toni Waddell) of Flora; 11 grandchildren; a number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and 2 daughters-in-law: Connie Young and Leslie Young. 

     She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; 2 sons: Warren Lyle Young and Larry Young; a daughter-in-law: Cindi Young; a great-granddaughter; 4 brothers: Lowell, Lowden, Lyle, and Charles Robert Benefield; and 2 sisters: Bernice Pruitt and Alice Sipus.

     A graveside ceremony for Pearl Young will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 13, 2020, at Ingraham Cemetery, where interment will follow.  A visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 12 noon Tuesday at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Memorials are suggested to New Zion General Baptist Church and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence, visit:


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Jacquie Young Griffith Cooper

October 10th

Glenn, Patsy and families, I'm so sorry for the loss of aunt Pearl. She was a sweet lady. She will be missed. Hugs and prayers for all.

Curt and Pat McKnight

October 11th

Glenn, we were so sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Though it has been several years since we have been home to Flora, Pat and I remember the quiet sweet spirit of Pearl. Our prayers for you, Kirby and Kelly.

Jacque Davis

October 11th

Glen and family, thoughts and prayers for comfort be with you all. Pearl was a beautiful person who loved her Lord and will now be rejoicing with many loved ones and praising that God.


October 11th

My sympathy to your family. I remember what a sweet lady your mother and grandmother was. When I did volunteer work at Heritage Woods, she always had such a sweet disposition, it was a pleasure to see and talk with her.

Community Southern Baptist Church

October 11th

Sorry to hear of your loss. She will be missed.

Doug and Nancy Mills

October 11th

Glenn, hugs and prayers to you and your family. You and Toni are going through so much right now.

Carletta Noll

October 11th

I had the pleasure of being in the same class with your Mother in beauty school all those years ago. She was a sweet, sweet lady that tried her best to keep us young kids in line...She will be missed but how lucky that she got to live such a long productive life.

October 11th

she was a very sweet lady and will be missed by every one

Terri Jo Morgan

October 12th

Sorry for your loss Message to Aunt Pearl We will miss you, Aunt Pearl. I loved to see you. You reminded me so much of my grandma, Bernice Pruitt. Rest In Peace Now, in the arms of Jesus.

carroll britton

October 12th

So sorry for your loss. Ms pearl was such a kind, sweet and funny lady. I really enjoyed visiting with a fellow coffee lover and getting to know her while I worked at heritage woods.

Kevin & TIna Lewton

October 13th

We are so sorry to hear of Pearl's passing. She was such an inspiration at the Sunday Evening Bible Study at Heritage Woods. She always attended and knew the scriptures, it was a joy to have Pearl there.

Tom and Holly Karr

October 12th

We are so sorry for your loss ❤️ What a full life!

Xon & Pat (Tolliver) Harrell

October 16th

Glenn so sorry for your loss.



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