Joan C. (Allman) Young


Joan C. (Allman) Young, 82, was welcomed home to Heaven at 9:06 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Wellbrooke of Wabash. She was born Feb. 18, 1937, to Carl William and Carolyn (Beck) Allman in Peru, Indiana. She married David R. Young on April 8, 1956, at Judson Baptist Church in Kokomo. David preceded her in death on May 30, 1995.
Joan graduated from Kokomo High School in 1954. She served as a bank teller for First National Bank in Kokomo for 27 years. She was also the owner of Tall Toggs in Kokomo. Memberships include former Bethel Chaplin No. 20, Farmeretts Extention Homemakers Club in Howard County, Cozy Homemakers of Wabash County. She was a former member of Judson Baptist Church in Kokomo and a current member of Woodlawn United Methodist Church in Somerset, where she also served as church secretary. Joan was also a member of the American Sewing Guild Kokomo Chapter. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, collecting cookbooks and was an avid cook.
Surviving family include her two daughters, Davia R. (David) Rinehart, Delmar, Maryland; and Lisa L. (Dan) Allen of Wabash, Indiana. Surviving grandchildren include, Caroline (Dane) Lembrick, Michigan; Marissa (Ian) Kells, Michigan; and Cherish Allen of Wabash, Indiana. Surviving great-grandchildren are Gabriel David Allen, Carey, Ohio; and Declan Dana Lembrick, Michigan; surviving sister, Jean (Gary) Gilmore, Wilmington, Delaware and brother-in-law, Don Morrow.
Joan is preceded in death by her parents, husband David, sister Jane Morrow and one grandson, Jason Allen.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston, with funeral services following at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Ted Batson officiating. Burial will take place at Shiloh Cemetery in Kokomo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association or Woodlawn United Methodist Church in Somerset, Indiana. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston has been entrusted with arrangements.
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