Twyla Mae Young, 96, of Turpin, OK died Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Good Samaritan Society Liberal.
She was born, April 17, 1922, in Liberal, KS to Chester Deloss Parmelee and Mabel Bond Parmelee.
She graduated from Turpin High School in 1940. She attended Oklahoma University Medical Center in the fall of 1940 which was an all-women’s school of nursing.
On May 29, 1942 she married Dolph James Young in Raton New Mexico. He died in 1995.
Twyla graduated from Garden City Community College and received her Associate Degree in Nursing in 1978. She worked in the Epworth Hospital and Southwest Medical Center as an Emergency Room Nurse.
She was a member of the Turpin United Methodist Church, Women’s Aglow and Child Evangelism. She went on numerous mission trips with Volunteers in Missions, 10 times to Mexico, 3 times to Alaska and once to Russia. She enjoyed writing and wrote many, many poems.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law Mary Young, of Turpin, OK. Three Sons, Alan Young and his wife Teri of Sand Springs, OK, Larry Young and his wife Janice of Turpin, OK, Garrell Young and his wife Lesa of Turpin, OK. Daughter, Veda King and husband Frank of Turpin, OK, Two sisters, Ferrah Stuck, Dallas, TX and Imah Jean Wilson, Lubbock, TX. She had 14 grandchildren and 29 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dolph, son Royce Young, brothers, Chet Parmelee and Lyman (Pete) Parmelee, sister, Mignone Henline and great-grandson Mattox Young.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the Turpin United Methodist Church, Turpin, OK with Pastor Reece Player officiating.
Visitation will be 9:00 am to 8:00 pm with the family receiving friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Friday, October 12, 2018 at the Brenneman Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial will be in Restlawn Cemetery, Liberal, KS.
Memorials may be made to the Turpin United Methodist Church Scholarship Fund in care of the Brenneman Funeral 1212 W.2nd St. Liberal, KS. 67901.
To send the family condolences please visit www.brennemanfuneralhome.com