Dewey Winford Young Memphis, TN Dewey Winford Young, 91, went home to be with his Lord, wife, and son on October 12, 2016. Dewey was born on February 13, 1925 to Clara Mae Freeman Young and John Troy Young. Mr. Young is one of 11 children and is survived by sisters' Irma Jean and Betty Sue, and brother Woodroe. He married the love of his life, Annie Louise Britt, on June 5, 1943 and together had 5 children, 2 sons and 3 daughters. He was a skilled carpenter, member of Carpenter's Union #345, Memphis, TN, who could build anything from a cabinet to a mansion. He devoted his life to his family who will miss him greatly. Although we mourn his passing, we rejoice in the fact he is reunited with his wife and son in heaven. Dewey is survived by 4 children, Elizabeth Ann Layden, Carmen Jean Willis, Doris Jane Landreth, Edward Glen Young and 11 grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Annie Louise and son Winford Allen. Please join us in celebrating his life on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Pafford Funeral Home, 71 Monroe Street, Lexington, TN for visitation from 10:30am-11:30am with funeral service immediately following.
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