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Carolyn Ruth (Aldridge) Young

August 8, 1941 ~ March 12, 2021 (age 79)


Carolyn Ruth Young, age 79, of Douglas, Georgia passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021 at her residence. Mrs. Young was born on August 8, 1941 in Bacon County, Georgia the daughter of the late Otis Lee & Lucille Melton Aldridge.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 3 sons, Michael, Jeffery and, Thomas Lee Young.

Mrs. Young was a homemaker and was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include 3 daughters, Wanda Porter of Douglas, GA, Sherry Desrochers (David) of Morrisville, Vermont and, Linda Phillips of Douglas, GA; son, Ray Young (Penny) of Douglas, GA; 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and a special great granddaughter, Elizabeth Peters; sister, Ann Streat (Roy) of Nicholls, GA; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home.

A service will be held Sunday afternoon with Pastor Chris Calhoun officiating at Sims Funeral Home Chapel.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.org.

Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Due to COVID-19, Sims Funeral Home Inc. will require all guests and attendees to wear appropriate medical grade face-masks and maintain social distancing at all times while visiting our facility, and highly encouraged at our services outside of our facility.  Masks are not provided.


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March 14, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

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