Edith Fay Yonce 1947 ~ 2019

Edith Faye Younce, 71, of Roxton, Texas, passed away Friday, April 19, 2019, at Stillhouse Rehabilitation & Care Center.

Cremation is under the care & direction of Bright-Holland Funeral Home.

Mrs. Younce, the daughter of John & Retta Hazen Smith, was born May 20, 1947, in Harlingen, Texas. She was preceded in death by her parents, four sisters and a brother.

She leaves behind her loving husband, Robert Younce of Roxton, a sister, Betsy Thompson of Tulsa, OK, nieces, Zondra Archie of Houston, Robin McDowell of Rockport, and two nieces & two nephews of Wichita, Kansas,

She met Robert Younce, and they were married on Dec. 2, 1972. They were not blessed with children. Edie loved fishing, gardening, reading, and watching some TV. With her love of gardening, she opened and ran a nursery until ill health forced her to close. She then retired and devoted her life to her husband.

They moved to Roxton, Texas in Sept. of 2018, to settle in to a new life. She passed away after an ongoing battle with COPD.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be made to: Hospice Plus, 1802 Lamar Ave., Paris, TX 75460.

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