Marion Caldwell


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Marion Caldwell Young

Oct 25 1911 - Jul 06 2008

Marion Caldwell Young, age 96, of McKinney, Texas, passed away July 6, 2008, in McKinney. Marion was born October 25, 1911 in McKinney, Texas, to Gibson and Goldie (Warden) Caldwell. She married Paul C. Young, October 24, 1934 in McKinney, Texas. Marion graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with a bachelor of arts degree. While attending SMU, she was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority where she served as president and was also president of the Mortar Board Society. Marion was a longtime McKinney resident where she was active in the Halcyon Club, the Bluebonnet Club, and as a Pink Lady at Collin Memorial Hospital. She also enjoyed more than fifty years with her Dallas Sewing Club. Marion was a lifelong member of First United Methodist Church in McKinney where she was active with the First United Methodist Social Workers. She is survived by her son, Jim Young and his wife, Jody of McKinney, Texas; daughter, Beverly Lightbourn and her husband, Walt of Dallas, Texas; grandson, Walt Lightbourn and his wife, Ruthie; granddaughter, Linda Read and her husband, Shane; great-grandchildren, James and David Lightbourn and Caroline, Will, and Christopher Read; brother-in-law, George C. Webb; numerous other loving relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Gibson and Goldie Caldwell, husband, Paul C. Young, sister, Goldie Webb, and brother, Jim Caldwell. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, July 9, 2008, at First United Methodist Church of McKinney with Dr. Jim Palmer officiating. A private interment will be held prior to the memorial service at Ridgeview Memorial Park. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience to pay their respects and to sign the register book. Funeral services are under the direction of Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to Marion’s caregivers, Jowana Blakely and Gay Wright. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of McKinney, 315 N. Church, McKinney, Texas, 75069 or to the charity of your choice.
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