BALDWYN – Dr. Jerry Keith Young, 53, died Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at his residence. He was a member of West Heights Baptist Church. He was a graduate of Pontotoc High School Class of 1977, University of Mississippi in 1981, University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1985 and South Alabama Psychiatry Program in 1989. He worked at Pioneer Community Health Services, Region III Mental Health Services and Calhoun County Senior Care Unit. He was a member of American Psychiatric Association and numerous other professional medical associations.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Browning Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. David Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow in the Pontotoc Memorial Gardens. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include his wife, Cheryl Young of Baldwyn; his son, Tyler Young of Austin, Texas; his daughter, Roxanne Lindsey (Brent) of Guntown; his mother, Sarah Young of Pontotoc; one sister, Jennifer Hufano of Las Vegas, Nev.; two brothers, James Young of Tupelo and Randy A. Young of Pontotoc; two granddaughters, Demi Lindsey and Brentlee Lindsey; three nieces, Anna McCarley, Mary Alyson Lowry and Sarah Hufano; and three nephews Ryan Scott Stutsy, Benjamin Hufano and Luke Gillespie.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Young Sr.; two infant sisters; and his grandparents, Alan Alford Henry and Mary Anna Mitchell Henry.
Pallbearers will be Brent Lindsey, Scott McCarley, Ruffin Lowry, Chad Farris, Jon Michael DeFillipo and Arrie Montgomery. Honorary pallbearer will be Mike Rasco.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Region III Mental Health Center, 2434 S. Eason Blvd., Tupelo, MS 38804.