Paralee Beaty Young, 96, a resident of Cleveland, passed away early Thursday morning, Oct. 7, 2010, in a local health care facility after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.
She was a lifelong resident of Cleveland and was the daughter of the late Carrie Butts Beaty and Rufus Beaty. She was also preceded in death by her husbands: Simon Bryant, Carl Ledford and Herman Young; her beloved daughter, Wanda Faye Bryant Holt, who passed away in 2003; her sisters: Nellie Mae Beaty, Clemmie Beaty Hammond, Leo Beaty Leamon, Elsie Beaty Petit, Lois Beaty Wilds, Gladys Beaty German, Geraldine Beaty Wilson and their spouses; her brothers: Ellis Richard Beaty and Pastor R.L. Beaty; her lifelong friends: Wilson “Woody” and Zula DeLay and many of her dear nieces and nephews also preceded her in death.
She was a graduate of Bradley Central High School. She was much loved as Aunt Pat by her numerous nieces and nephews. She was a dearly loved grandmother and was of the Christian faith.
Survivors include her grandchildren: Mitzi S. DeLay of Chattanooga, Tony DeLay and his wife, Anne, Paula Garner and her husband, Billy, all of Cleveland, Anna Williams and her husband, Robbie, of Charleston; her great-grandchildren: Heath DeLay, Lane DeLay, Michael Scoggins, Ashley McAlister and her husband, Daniel, and Owen Garner of Cleveland, Gloria and Matthew Williams, both of Charleston; her two great-great-grandchildren: Ethan Scoggins and Alanna Scoggins, both of Cleveland; her lifelong friend, Deanie DeLay Sample; and several dearly loved nieces, nephews and their families.
The Remembrance of Life graveside service and interment will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010, from the Fort Hill Cemetery with Steve Parks officiating.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. A dove release will conclude the services.
Memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Southeast Tennessee, 7625 Hamilton Park Dr., Chattanooga, TN 37421.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the North Ocoee Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes.
The memorial book may be viewed and signed at JimRushFuneralHomes.com.