DAWSON -- Henry Lee Young, Sr., 89, of Smithville passed away at home on Thursday, April 18, 2013. Funeral services will be held at Smithville Baptist Church at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2013, with interment to follow in Smithville City Cemetery. The grandsons will serve as pallbearers; Rev. Carl Dunn and Rev. Steve Futch will officiate. The family will receive friends at the residence.

Henry was born in Lee County on November 26, 1923 to the late Simmie L. and Mary D. Young. He retired from the Marine base after thirty-two years. He was a member of the Alpha Baptist Church and a had been a member of Smithville Baptist Church for over fifty years, serving in any capacity needed. He was a very active member of the Smithville community.

Henry was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Anna Smith Young; brother, Richard "Dick" Young; grandchild, Clayton Lane Hickman; and great-grandchild, Chloe Faith Hardy.

Survivors include son, Henry Young, Jr. (Reba) of Smithville; daughters, Marinel Hickman (Dwight) of Smithville, and Glenda Riddiough (Bob) of Smithville; sisters, Joyce Davis (George) of Smithville, Rachel Baker of Smithville, Nancy Greene of Albany, and Sara Robinson of Shreveport, LA; brother, Roy "Mack" Young (Mattie) of Albany; brother-in-law, Jack Smith (Joyce) of Smithville; six grandchildren; twelve great-grandchildren; and one spoiled rotten friend, Gizmo.

Those wishing to sign the online registry may do so at www.harveyfuneralhome.com.

Harvey Funeral Home

Dawson 229/995-2104

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