Mary Jane Ellis Young, 82, of Homerville passed away Tuesday morning (April 6, 2021) at her residence after a sudden illness. She was born in Fargo to the late John Henry and Lessie Rhoden Ellis. Mrs. Young lived in Clinch County most of her life where she retired from the Clinch County Probate Office with over thirty years of service. She then worked part time for the Clinch County Clerk of Court. Mrs. Young was a member of Homerville Freewill Baptist Church, served on the Clinch County Housing Authority, and attended the Fargo Senior Citizens activities. She always enjoyed going to church, scrapbooking, watching tv, and especially spending time with all of her grandchildren.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, S.L. Young; one son, Jimmy Walker; one son-in-law, Jim Moody; four brothers, Henry Ellis, Ray Ellis, Math Ellis, and Cecil Ellis.
Survivors include two daughters, Marie Moody of Homerville, and Nadalynn Young of Homerville; four grandchildren, John Smith (wife Kim) of Homerville, Lauren Moody of Homerville, Melissa Parr (Sammy) of Homerville, Crystal Rice of Macon; ten great-grandchildren, Brittany Smith, Macie McClellan, Harley Smith, Layla Mials, Ava Mials, Norah Mials, Trista Mials, Kelsey Smith, Iven Rice, and Zachary Herman; one great-great granddaughter, Aubrey Smith; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
A funeral service will be held Thursday afternoon at 2 pm at the Homerville Freewill Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Fargo Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 – 8 pm at the Homerville Freewill Baptist Church.
The family requests the honorary pallbearers to be the Clinch County Probate Office and the Clinch County Clerk of Court Office and should meet at the church Thursday by 1:45 pm for the service.
The following service can be viewed by clicking the link below.
The link below will take you to the Youtube Channel for Homerville FWBC
Sympathy may be expressed online at www.roundtreefuneralhome.net.
Roundtree Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.