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Linda Joyce Young, 61, native and resident of Newton County, TX transitioned Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

Private graveside service will be Saturday, October 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Newton County, under the direction of Coleman’s Mortuary in Jasper.

Preceded in death by her father, Olice Brooks; her brothers, Washie Lee Brooks, Robert Lee Brooks, Vernon Olice (Lisa) Brooks, and Charles Leon Brooks; and her sister, Bertha Lee Traylor.

She leaves to cherish a life of memories: her loving children, Nicholas Young and Shanise (Edmone) Fowler; mother, Verna Lang Brooks; and siblings, Samuel (Joyce) Brooks, Prentice (Nettie) Brooks, Olice Brooks, Jr., Elisha Brooks, Billy Brooks, Norma (Ellis) Jackson, Rosie (Robert) Perkins, and Bernadine (Sonny) Alexander. Auntie also leaves a host of nephews, nieces, great-nieces and nephews, dedicated family, and friends. Condolences may be posted at