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Donald Young

Searcy, AR, 1923 - 2010

Donald Young, 87, of Searcy, Ark., formerly of Greenwood, passed away Tuesday, October 26, 2010 in Searcy. He was a retired educator and guidance counselor, having established the first guidance counseling program at the Greenwood High School in 1964, and a member of the Greenwood, the Arkansas, and the National Education Associations. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Searcy where he was active in the chancel choir. Mr. Young was preceded in death by his wife of over 50 years, Mary Lou. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, October 28th at the McConnell Funeral Home Chapel in Greenwood with interment at Greenwood Memorial Cemetery. Viewing will be from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Survivors include a daughter, Amy Weaver and her husband, Phil, of Searcy, Ark.; a brother, Douglas Young of Conway, Ark.; a sister, Margaret Campbell of Mt. Laurel, N.J., and a granddaughter, Anna Weaver of Little Rock, Ark. Visit to place an online tribute.

Published October 28, 2010

McConnell Funeral Home
137 North Main Street, P.O. Box 593, Greenwood, AR
Phone: 479-996-2131