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Maggie Young

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Maggie Rae Young, 6, of Stagger Weed Road, Bakersville, went home to be with the Lord April 6, 2019. She was a student in kindergarten at Gouge Elementary School. Maggie loved the outdoors and her animals – especially her goats and honeybees – and also enjoyed Volkswagen cars.

Survivors include her parents, Brannon and Amy Woody Young, of the home; one brother, Evan Briggs, of Bakersville; maternal grandparents, Kenneth Woody (Joyce), and John Cole (Katie), all of Bakersville; paternal grandparents, Teresa Young, of Spruce Pine, Mike McKinney, of Bakersville, and Greg Young (Carol Ann), of Spruce Pine; great-grandparents, Jean Greene and Florence Woody, of Bakersville, and Smith Hughes (Regina), of Green Mountain; aunts, Becky Woody, Erica Young and Shaina Burleson; uncles, Adam Woody, Bryson Young and Coty Burleson; cousins, Ayden and Mayce Woody, Asher Young and Hunter Burleson.

Maggie was preceded in death by great-grandparents Ted Woody, Ancle Greene, Charles Ray and Dora Lou Young.

Funeral services were 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Roan Mountain Baptist Church with Marvin Miller and Kevin Hughes officiating. Interment followed the service at the family cemetery.

Instead of flowers, memorials may be made to The Maggie Rae Young Scholarship Fund For Fellow Classmates, c/o United Community Bank, Bakersville, NC, or c/o Kenneth Woody, 965 Green Cove Road Bakersville, NC 28705.

Henline-Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the Young family.

The MItchell News

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Spruce Pine, NC 28777 
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