Traverse City Record-Eagle


October 17, 2012

Lettie Young

TONTITOWN, Ark. — Lettie "Sue" Young, 58, of Tontitown, Ark., died Oct. 8, 2012, at the University of Arkansas Medical School in Little Rock, Ark. Born Nov. 14, 1953, in Oakland, Calif., she was the daughter of Sulpecio Villas and Dorothy Castillo.

She received an associate's accounting degree from Petit Jean Technical College and had worked at Arkansas Transmissions in Springdale, Ark., before retiring.

Lettie was a member of first Baptist Church, Centerton, Ark., and was previously involved in the bus ministry at First Baptist Church, Springdale, Ark.

She married her best friend, John Young, on Aug. 21, 2004, in Springdale.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and one brother, Raully Villas.

Survivors include her husband, John Young, of Springdale, Ark.; four children, Tamara Pfeifer (Robert), of Dover, Ark., Thomas Alexander II (Chanel), of Marion, Ark., Tanya Eddleman (Robert), of Arlington, Texas, and Tracy Alexander, of Tontitown, Ark.; four sisters, Salli Borrero, Dorothy Boyle, Cynthia Castillo and Nicasia Castillo; four brothers, Francisco Castillo Jr., Jesse Castillo, Anthony Castillo and Mario Castillo; five stepdaughters, Rhonda Quist (Jack), of Branson, Mo., Lisa Crocker (Mark), of Salt Lake City, Utah, Tina Huber (George), of Flippin, Ark., Tamra Hurst, of Flippin, Ark., and Penny Allen, of Elm Springs, Ark.; grandchildren, Jacob, Brooklyn, Alisan, Meghan, Jeremiah Jack, Luke, Madison, Charles Ray II, Reagan, Celeste, Amielle, Joe, Todd, Brandon, Tiffany, Bradley, Sydney, Sabre, Savannah, Sterling, Shiloh, Logan, Alexa, Nicholas and Mike; numerous great-grandchildren; and many other family members, friends and loved ones.

Funeral services have taken place.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lettie Young Memorial Account at any Arvest location.

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