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Betty Vee Young (Moulton)

August 3, 1923 - July 31, 2022

Viewing will be 10:00 am Monday August 8th at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sweet Home. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 am. Final Burial will be at Gilliland Cemetery.

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Betty Vee Young, 98, of Lebanon, longtime resident of Sweet Home passed away Sunday July 31, 2022 at the Lebanon Veteran’s Home. She was born August 3, 1923 in Anaheim, California to Harvey Elmer and Mildred (Moody) Moulton.

Betty married Parke Howard Young on September 5, 1942 in Paris, Texas. She and Parke lived in several cities in Southern California while raising their two sons. Upon their retirement in 1976, they moved to Sweet Home, where they built their retirement home overlooking Foster Lake.

Over the course of her life, Mrs. Young was involved as a Campfire Girl leader, a voting precinct operator, was an original member of the provisional governing council of Adair Village, taught sewing for Singer Sewing Company, owned and operated a Rhododendron Nursery, and taught piano lessons for many years.

Mrs. Young was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was involved with much compassionate service through their women’s organization. She also enjoyed genealogical research.

She especially enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting, crocheting, calligraphy, archery, camping, fishing, shopping, genealogy, and spending time with family and friends. Betty was an accomplished pianist.

Betty is survived by her son, Stephen and daughter-in-law, Beth Young; daughter-in-law, Bernice Young; sister, Judy Moulton; five grandchildren; ten great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Parke Howard Young; son, James Young; sister, Joyce Applebury; and one great grandson, Cooper Merrifield.

Viewing will be 10:00 am Monday August 8th at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Sweet Home. Funeral service will follow at 11:00 am. Final Burial will be at Gilliland Cemetery. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com