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Clara "Tillie" (Marett) Young Lance

November 9, 1917 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 99)

The Piano Brothers

Mrs. Clara “Tillie” Marett Young Lance, age 99, of Marion, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Autumn Care of Marion following several years of declining health.  Born in Hart County, Georgia on November 9, 1917 to the late William Inman and Myrt Icie Welborn Marett.  She was a retired registered nurse and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Marion.

 

She graduated from Rutherford School of Nursing, Rutherfordton, NC.  During her career she worked in both the Marion General Hospital and Grace Hospital in Morganton, NC.  She worked as Operating Room Supervisor, Obstetrics Room Supervisor, Director of Nurses, Administrator of Hilltop (now Autumn Care) Nursing Home and as an anesthetist.  She worked ten years in the recovery room at Grace Hospital until her retirement in 1982.

 

She was twice married, first to the late William James (Bill) Young, Sr. who died in 1967 and then to Horace L. Lance who passed away in 2004.  Surviving are her son, William James (Jim) Young, Jr. and his wife Bobbie of Marion and a granddaughter, Wendy Young, all of Marion.

 

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Bob D. Shepherd officiating.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. prior to the service at the church.  Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery where she will be laid to rest beside her beloved Bill.  Those desiring to make a memorial contribution in her memory are encouraged to consider the Bus Fund at First Baptist Church at 99 N. Main Street, Marion, NC  28752.  


 Service Information

Visitation
Sunday
July 2, 2017

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Marion
99 North Main Street
Marion, North Carolina 28752

Funeral Service
Sunday
July 2, 2017

3:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Marion
99 North Main Street
Marion, North Carolina 28752


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