In memory of
Gloria Mae Petty Young
In memory of
Gloria Mae Petty Young
Gloria Mae Petty Young, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at the age of 97. She was a resident of Baton Rouge for the past 27 years and a native of New Orleans. Gloria was deeply devoted to Louis, her loving husband of 65 years until his death in 2008. She possessed a quick wit, a generous heart, and a strong spirit and will be deeply missed by all those who knew her. She is survived by two sons, David Thomas Young and wife Carol, and Louis Boyd Young; as well as two grandchildren, Benjamin White Young and wife Taylor and their children Kennedy Leigh and Jacob Thomas, and Lauren Mychal Young and her son Roman David. She was preceded in death by her father, William Boyd Petty, Sr.; mother, Virginia Mae Pullen Petty Clark; sister, Virginia Faye Petty Higgins; and brother, William Boyd Petty, Jr. She was a charter member of Mulholland Methodist Church in Metairie, LA, and a long-time member of St. John's Methodist Church in Baton Rouge. During her 35 years with the U. S. Customs Service, she served on the Board of Directors for the U. S. Customs Employees' Credit Union. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 2, at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home Chapel, 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be immediately after at Lakelawn Park Mausoleum. Friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, 9375 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, (225-766-4594), or to a charity of your choice. Online guest book is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.
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Metairie, LA 70006
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In memory of
Gloria Mae Petty Young
Gloria Mae Petty Young, a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away on Sunday, June 28, 2020, at the age of 97. She was a resident of Baton Rouge for the past 27 years and a native of New Orleans. Gloria was deeply devoted to Louis, her loving husband of 65 years until his death in 2008. She possessed a quick wit, a generous heart, and a strong spirit and will be deeply missed by all those who knew her. She is survived by two sons, David Thomas Young and wife Carol, and Louis Boyd Young; as well as two grandchildren, Benjamin White Young and wife Taylor and their children Kennedy Leigh and Jacob Thomas, and Lauren Mychal Young and her son Roman David. She was preceded in death by her father, William Boyd Petty, Sr.; mother, Virginia Mae Pullen Petty Clark; sister, Virginia Faye Petty Higgins; and brother, William Boyd Petty, Jr. She was a charter member of Mulholland Methodist Church in Metairie, LA, and a long-time member of St. John's Methodist Church in Baton Rouge. During her 35 years with the U. S. Customs Service, she served on the Board of Directors for the U. S. Customs Employees' Credit Union. Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 2, at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home Chapel, 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, LA at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be immediately after at Lakelawn Park Mausoleum. Friends may visit from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, 9375 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, (225-766-4594), or to a charity of your choice. Online guest book is available at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.
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Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home
4747 Veterans Blvd
Metairie, LA 70006
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