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Sue S. Young

1945 -- 2018


Sue S. Young, 72, of Shalimar, Florida departed to Heaven on March 18th 2018.

Sue was born in Louisa, Kentucky to Millard and Daphne Sammons in 1945. Sue was preceded in death by her parents, late husband James and step daughter Xanthe.

She is survived by her son, Andrew and family. The Young family traveled abroad and thoroughout the United States due to Jim’s career as an Officer in the United States Air Force. They resided for a short time in South Carolina before calling the Florida Panhandle their permanent home in 1984.

In addition to being a devoted daughter to Daphne, she was a supportive wife to Jim, and a proud Mom. Sue was a proud patriot and member of The Eastern Star, Daughters of the American Revolution, and many others. She took pride in showing her love of family, friends, and country. Sue was also a Licensed Cosmetologist and active in many of her organizations.
Sue kept in touch with many of her friends over the years and will be remembered for her love of communication. She loved the color pink and her cat Bradley.

Andrew would like to thank all those family and friends that have offered their condolences and heartwarming wishes. Andrew extends a special Thank You to Kathy for her love, devotion and support, to Theresa Hillman and family for all of the extra things that they have done for Sue and Andrew over the years and to Scott who was like a son to Sue and a brother to Andy.

Funeral Services for Mrs. Young will be Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Young Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at the Young Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

Young Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Mrs. Young.


Mae Bell Catellier 

1938 -- 2018


Mae Bell Catellier, 79, of Louisa went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday March 20, 2018 following a brief illness.

Mae Bell was born June 24, 1938 in Louisa, the daughter of the late John Bell and Ollie Caldwell Damron. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband John Catellier who died in 2017. Mae Bell was a retired school bus driver for the Lawrence County Board of Education, and a member of the Louisa First Baptist Church.

Survivors include two sons Mike West and Johnny (Mandy) West all of Louisa; a sister Claudia Belcher also of Louisa; five grandchildren Branden, Alicia, Johnna, Michael, and Michelle; seven great grandchildren; and a host of friends.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 28, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Chuck Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Yatesville Memorial Gardens.

Friends may visit the family on Tuesday March 27 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wilson Funeral Home.

Care has been entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home.



William A. Cheek II

1946 -- 2018


William A. (Bill) Cheek of Duluth, GA passed into the arms of his Lord on March 11, 2018 at the age of 71.

Bill was born on March 20, 1946 to William A. and Nancy B. Cheek in Louisa, Kentucky, where his father was an educator, high school principal and county superintendent of schools for over 36 years. Bill excelled in sports, playing football, basketball and baseball, as well as running track at Louisa High School. Upon graduation, he attended the University of Kentucky, where he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. While at college he earned his private pilot’s license and a 2nd Lieutenant Commission through the ROTC program. He was proud to serve 5 years in the United States Army graduating from Ranger school, earning his helicopter license, and being a member of the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne). He attained the rank of Captain, and completed his service in December, 1974.

While at U.K., Bill met the former Beverly Laise. They married in 1973 and moved to Atlanta in 1974. Over the next 35 years Bill traveled extensively as part of a long and successful career in the field of chemical/mineral sales. Bill was a member of Berkeley Hills Country Club, and later the Atlanta Athletic Club, where he and Bev enjoyed playing tennis, and where Bill was an avid golfer. He attended Northpoint Community Church. 

Bill loved travelling with his friends and family, the U.S military, fly fishing, the UK Wildcats, and a day at the beach with his music playing, and a good cigar. Most of all he loved his wife of 44 years, Bev, his sons William Burgess Cheek and Jeffrey Hayes Cheek (Michelle) and grandchildren Brooks and Ansley, all of Brookhaven, GA, who survive him. Bill is also survived by his sister Vicki Derifield (Gary) of Frankfort. Ky.