Sammy Thomas Young, Sr.
Sammy Thomas Young, Sr., 61, of Osceola died at his home Monday, Feb. 15, 2021. He was a factory worker and of the Baptist faith. Mr. Young was born April 22, 1959, in Carson Lake to Bo and Odesther Smith Young. He was preceded in death by his father, Bo Young; his wife Frankie Young; one son, Erik Young; three brothers, Frank Young, Baby Brother Young and Willie T. Young,; four sisters, Bobbie Lowery, Elizabeth Dabney, Vera Mae Young and Tommie Lee Davis; and one grandchild, Sammy Young III.
He is survived by his mother, Odesther Young of Osceola; three sons, Sammy (Jennifer) Young, Jr. of Osceola, Jaleen Young and Brenton Young of Jonesboro; two daughters, Tara (Reggie) Collins of Parker Heights, Texas, and Aarika Daniel of Little Rock; one brother, Bobby Lowery (Kimberly Guy) of Osceola; eight sisters, Exie (Matthew) Webb, Ira (Jessie) Proctor, Vanessa Byrd, Tamela (Tony) Gladden and Elizabeth (Esaw) Washington of Osceola, Dorothy Williams of Houston, Texas, Willa (Ron) Green of Douglasville, Ga., and Princilla (Alex) Scott of Memphis, Tenn.; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday, Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. with the funeral at 1 p.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola. Burial will be at Whiteside Cemetery in Osceola with Minister Harold James and Bishop Tony Jefferson officiating. Wilson Funeral Home in Osceola is in charge.