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Funeral services for Nancy Jane Young, 78, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, March 17, 2014, in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.

Mrs. Young died at 8:47 p.m., Thursday, March 13, 2014, at West Vue Nursing Center.

She was born October 12, 1935, at Moko, Arkansas, to Eldia Hodge and Anna Lora Barnett Hodge. On May 29, 1953, she was married to Doyne Edgbert Driskell, who preceded her in death on April 19, 2003. On June 27, 2005, she was married at Salem, Arkansas, to Elbert “Eb” Young. She was a homemaker and enjoyed riding around and visiting. Mrs. Young was a member of Junction Hill Pentecostal Church.

She is survived by her husband, Eb Young, of the family home; six children, Kay Talburt, husband, Dale, Viola, Arkansas, Danny Driskell, wife, Cheryl, West Plains, Missouri, Brenda Ward, husband, Wayne, West Plains, Missouri, Carolyn Stephens, husband, Tom, West Plains, Missouri, Linda Fox, husband, Scotty, Dora, Missouri and Debbie Farrell, husband, Gene, Caulfield, Missouri; three step-daughters, Rita Stephens, husband, Dick, West Plains, Missouri, Linda Ross, husband, Howard, Kansas City, Missouri and Carolyn Rumple, husband, Stephen, Peace Valley, Missouri; twenty-one grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; thirteen step-great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Lonnie Hodge, Hardy, Arkansas; four sisters, Anna Brucker, Armory, Mississippi, Gracie Mann, Springfield, Missouri, Pearl David, Arnold, Missouri and Martha Britt, Armory, Mississippi; and several nieces and nephews.

Her parents, first husband, one son, Carl Edward Driskell, three brothers, two sisters, one step-son, Eddie Young and one son-in-law, Roy Bell, precede her in death.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sunday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Blanche Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Blanche Cemetery, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at

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