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services for Mrs. John (Ethel) Young, age 80, a resident of Covington
Rt. 2, who died at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, at the Rudisill Nursing
Home, Second St., Covington, were held this afternoon, Oct. 14, at the
Benson Chapel Church, just west of the Young home on U.S. 136. Mrs.
Young was born Feb. 26, 1884 in Vermillion County, the daughter of
William and Mary Goff McLaughlin. She had been a patient at the nursing
home since May 18, 1964 after an illness of 10 years. She was first
married to Martin (Lew) Boughner in 1902 and he preceded her in death
on March 22, 1918. She was married Sept. 12, 1923 to John Young, who
survives. She was a member of the Benson Chapel Church and its WSCS.
She had taught Sunday School for 30 years and served as the Sunday
School Superintendent for several years. Mrs. Young was a life resident
of Vermillion and Warren Counties and she was the first woman school
bus driver in this area. Mrs. Young is survived, in addition to her
husband, by; one daughter, Mrs. Vernon (Opal) Hegg of Covington Rt. 2;
two sons, Cullen Boughner of Warren and George Boughner of South Bend;
two step-daughters, Mrs. Jay (Mary Alice) Spring and Mrs. Verlin
(Thelma) Hoskins, both of Covington Rt. 2; one sister, Mrs. Belle
Smith; eight grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was preceded
in death by one brother and one sister. The Rev. Bill Moon, pastor of
the church, officiated. Burial, with the Bodine and Shelby Funeral Home
of Covington in charge was in Hopewell Cemetery.
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