Constance Elizabeth Young died on Monday, September 3, 2018, after a long illness.
She was born the daughter of the late Clarence and Estella Greene Miller.
Constance graduated from Bolling High School in Lewisburg, WV, and continued her education at Storer College in Harper's Ferry, WV. Mrs. Young was employed by the Federal Correctional Institution of Alderson, WV, for 20 years, where she served as a correctional counselor. She worked as a staff counselor with the area's first sheltered workshop for persons with developmental disabilities. Earlier in her career, Constance was employed by the Greenbrier County Board of Education.
Mrs. Young was a member of the Main Street United Methodist Church in Ronceverte, WV, where she served as the laity leader for approximately 20 years and held various positions of leadership, but none that she loved more than director of the youth choir and Sunday school teacher. Constance was very active in community affairs, having served as a member of the Ronceverte City Council and scout leader for the Girl Scouts.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Julian B. Young; brothers, LeRoy Miller, Charles A. Miller, Lewis Henry Miller, and Earl S. Miller; and a sister, Rose Ann Miller.
Constance Young is survived by daughters, Loretta Young of Ronceverte and Cynthia Sue Lee (Ray) of Clintonville, WV; and a son, Julian Dale Young of Ronceverte. She is the proud grandmother to Jessica Lee of Clintonville and Brittney Robertson (Tony) of Concord, NC; and great-grandmother to Sydney Robertson and Tyson Howard. She is also survived by a sister, Lorraine Leftwich of Ronceverte; one brother, Benny Joe Miller (Rose Marie) of Olney, MD; and a sister-in-law, Hazel Miller of Ronceverte. She will be greatly missed by a host of family members, especially her niece, Pamela Miller Mitchell; members of Main Street United Methodist Church; and so many friends acquired throughout her life. The family thanks Cathy Brown of Ronceverte for her services as care provider.
A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018, at the Main Street United Methodist Church in Ronceverte with Pastor Sharon Howard officiating.
Visitation is from 12-2 p.m., with a celebration service at 2 p.m. Burial service will follow at the Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Ronceverte.
A repast will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the Main Street Church following the burial ceremony.
Send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ronceverte is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the September 7, 2018 edition of The West Virginia Daily News.