February 17, 1930 ~ April 2, 2012
Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Dorothea Gambrell Young, 82, of Jamie Hill Dr., Asheville, died Monday, April 2, 2012, at the John F. Keever Hospice Solace Center. A native of Buncombe Co., she was a daughter of the late James and Edna Presnell Gambrell. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Lewis R. Young, Jr., and a son, Lewis Reid Young. Mrs. Young was an avid quilter, who donated quilts to newborn babies in two states. Mrs. Young is survived by her daughter, Teresa E. Young, of Hendersonville; sons, Neil E. Young, of Indian Trail, NC, Dennis W. Young, of Asheville, and James L. Young, of Asheville; granddaughter, Jessica Young of New York, NY, Sarah Young, of Asheville, and Jennie Young, of Arden; grandson, Jason Nave and wife Jennifer, of Asheville; great-grandchildren, Jesse Nave, Wesly Parran and Colby Dunlap, all of Arden; Amber, Paige, Chelsea, and Zoe Nave, all of Asheville; and Kailee and Kamille McGee, both of Asheville; and longtime family friend, Bill Garrett, of Asheville. Mrs. Young's family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to CarePartners Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.