Funeral services for Mrs. Sandra Raye Roberts Young, age 67, of Monroe will be conducted 2 p.m., Thursday, April 12, 2018 from the chapel of Speck Funeral Home in Livingston. Bro. Joel Chappell,Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in the Beaty Cemetery. The family will welcome friends on Wednesday evening from 5 until 8 p.m.
Mrs. Young passed from this life on Sunday evening, April 8, 2018 from the Livingston Regional Hospital. She was born May 31, 1950 in Pickett County to the late Stanley Ray & Dosha Mae Jolley Roberts. She received her Bachelor Science Degree from Tennessee Tech in 1971. Sandra was a member of the Love Lady Christian Church in Byrdstown, where she was baptised in the Obey River. Sandra taught school for 37 years. Her first school was Monroe, then Independence and retiring from A.H. Roberts. She was known for her cooking and raising the best garden around. Sandra also loved sewing baby blankets for her family and friends.
Sandra leaves her loving husband of 47 years, Mr. Jimmy Young of Monroe, TN; daughter, Jennifer Coffey & husband Clyde of Monroe, TN; son, Phillip Young & wife Brooke of Livingston, TN; grandchildren, Barrett & Cason Young & Haleigh Coffey; sisters, Linda Hall & husband Danny of Crossville, TN & Wanell Harmon & husband Bill of Byrdstown, TN.
Sandra was preceded in death by her parents.
Jennifer, I am so sorry to hear about your mother. We will be praying for you and your family. She was a wonderful person, and I feel blessed to have known her.
She was a great teacher an always made time for each student. Loved her as a teacher an she always had a smile for you an seen the best in people.
So sorry for your loss. Chad and I always thought very highly of Mrs. Young. We will keep you all in our prayers.
Chad and Jamie Bournes
I was shocked and very sorry to hear of Sandra's passing. My son, Brian, was one of her students during the time she taught at Independence. She was always very complimentary of my stories in the newspaper, especially the one I did with the help of her Uncle Kenneth Jolley titled "Growing Up On Jolley Creek." I extend my sympathy to her family during the weeks to come. I know her presence will be greatly missed. Emily Sells
So sorry to hear about Sandra passing. I never met her but talked to her several times on the phone. I hear that she was a real nice lady. Praying for U all.
Condolences on your loss. I pray that God comforts you, gives you peace knowing she has a new body now. Praying he keeps his protective arms around all of the family. I love you.
Angela Story Guffey
Saddened to read that Sandra passed. She was always such a sweet and caring friend. Our loss is definitely Heaven's gain. May God comfort and bless each of you until that day when you're all together once more.
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