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Joanne Young



On the night of Monday, March 15, 2021, Joanne Port Young, age 79, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away at Memorial Campus of Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina.  Born in Georgetown, South Carolina on August 11, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Molly Etheridge Port.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Jackson David Young; one son, Jackson David Young, Jr.; and one daughter, Kimberly Ellen Young.


Joanne enjoyed reading and watching CNN.  Having been a registered nurse for many years, it did her heart good to help others. She loved spending time with her family.


Left to cherish her precious memories are her son, who was her pride and joy, Jeffery Port Young (Donetta); two sisters, Sandra Strickland and Charmin Maddix; three brothers, Mike Port, David Port and Donnie Port; ten grandchildren; five great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews, and her canine, “Annie”, who was her sidekick and buddy. 


A graveside service will he held at a later date. 





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Hired Joanne at Sunrise Rehab several yrs ago. She was a dedicated and wonderful nurse. She was Mom's nurse when she was at Sunrise for therapy after knee surgery. Mom loved her. She was a very sweet lady. Prayers for her family.

Rhonda Price Mar 17 2021 12:00 AM

One of the most sweetest lady"s i have ever known i know is is at rest now with no more pain i will miss you my friend prayers for your family i will see you again till then love you nurse Jo

connie broome Mar 17 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joanne Young

connie broome Mar 17 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joanne Young

Mildred Price Mar 17 2021 12:00 AM

Jeff,Collin, and family, So sorry to hear of Ms. Joanne's passing. Loved talking to her when we would meet up. She was always sweet to all our family. May God keep His arms wrapped around all. Prayers and love.

Gene & Ann Anna Gardner Mar 16 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joanne Young

Melissa Mar 16 2021 12:00 AM