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Mamie Young Hunter, age 91, of Burnsville, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 at the home of a daughter. A native of the Booneford Community, she was a daughter of the late Stokes and Matilda Tolley Young. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Page Hunter, who passed away in 2015; a daughter, Linda Boone; brother, Marshall Young and a sister, Flora Grindstaff. Mamie worked until she was 74 years old and loved sewing, working in her flowers and loved her dogs: Angel, Tina and Cricket.
Surviving are her daughters: Bernice Byrd of Red Hill, Emma Robinson and husband, Ira, of Green Mountain, Lee Simmons of Highlands and Brenda Zepp and husband, Jim, of Gastonia; son, Rev. Ray Lane and wife, Polly Ann, of Burnsville. Several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other extended family members also survive.
Funeral Services will be held at 12 noon on Friday, July 12th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Billy Mitchell will officiate. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until 12 noon prior to the services at the funeral home. Private burial will be in the Hunter Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Compassionate Care WNC at 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.