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1934 Frank 2011

Frank Marion Young

February 11, 1934 — December 26, 2011

Services for Frank Marion Young, 77, of Tulsa, OK formerly of Canadian, TX will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 30, 2011 at the Abundant Life Assembly of God in Canadian, TX with Pastor Willie George, officiating and Pastor Ricky Pfeil, assisting. Burial will be in Edith Ford Memorial Cemetery in Canadian, TX under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home of Canadian, TX. Frank passed away Monday, December 26, 2011 in Tulsa, OK. Frank was born February 11, 1934 in Wheeler, TX to the late Mr. Henry Young and Mrs. Hazel Larue (Wofford) Young. He was a 1952 graduate of Canadian High School. He then went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Texas Tech University. Frank was a Veteran of the United States Air Force. He married Fern Gitchell on January 7, 1956 in Briscoe, TX. They moved to Oakridge, TN where he began working for Union Carbide. Frank worked for Union Carbide for the next 12 years until moving back to Canadian, TX in 1967. For the next 10 years he worked for Cabot and Celanese Chemicals in Pampa, TX until retiring and began working on the family ranch. He was a member of the Christian Center Church in Wheeler from 1969 to 1999 and then started attending The River Church until moving to Tulsa, OK in 2008. He is survived by his wife, Fern Young of Owasso, OK; three sons, Henry Young and wife Melinda and Lee Young and wife Lisa all of Lubbock, TX; Frank Young and wife Tiffany of Tulsa, OK; two daughters, Deleva George and husband Willie of Owasso, OK; Janet Smith and husband Buster of Plainview, TX; four brothers, Lee Young and wife Genise and David Young and wife Pat all of Canadian, TX; Jim Young and wife Nancy of Weatherford, OK; Bob Young and wife Valerie of Lubbock, TX; two sisters, Dora Ann Baker and husband Morgan and Nancy Richardson all of Lubbock, TX; 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Kingdom Keys Network, P.O. Box 8088, Amarillo, TX 79114-8088 or the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011.
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