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“So sorry to hear of Mary's passing. My prayers are with all of the family. I had such great Memories of my younger days with Mary. Was a good friend...Read More »
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“So sorry Eric but you have been such a wonderful son to her. You're in my thoughts. ”
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“I enjoyed seeing Mary at the Crow Hill Reunions, held several years at the home of Richard and Vickie. Mary was friendly and immediately likable....Read More »
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“All my love and prayers for her family. I called her my Momma Mary. She told me that she would be my Mom since I had loss my mother several years...Read More »
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Mary Oxentine Young, 88, of Hickory, departed this life to her heavenly home on Wednesday October 24, 2018 at Catawba Regional Hospice following a period of declining health.
Mary was born on April 17, 1930 in Burke County to the late Claude Oxentine and Cora Benfield Oxentine. She was retired from MDI as a selector and also from Kids Patch Consignment Clothing. She was a member of South Fork Baptist Church. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Cromer Eugene Young; and siblings, Donald Oxentine, Marshall Oxentine, Kathleen Oxentine, Bruce Oxentine, Eula Mae Rains, and Richard Oxentine.
Survivors include her son, Eric Young and partner Kenny Icard of Hickory; daughter, Julie Moore and husband Aaron; grandchildren, Greg Daye and partner Justin King , Emily Tate and husband Carter, and Austin Moore (KaShonna); great-granddaughter soon to be, Alyssa Moore; sister-in-law, Vickie Oxentine and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 P.M. Saturday October 27, 2018 in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service, with Rev. Scott Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 3:00-4:00 P.M. at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
Memorial contributions may be made to South Fork Baptist Church, 4112 South Fork Ave. Hickory, NC 28602.