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Judy Channell Young

August 1, 1935 ~ February 3, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old


Judy Channell Young, 88, of Clarksville, TN, peacefully passed away on February 3, 2024. She was born
on August 1, 1935, in Clarksville, TN, to the late Edwin and Zanie McFall Channell. Judy devoted her life
to her husband, children, and a fulfilling nursing career.
After graduating from Clarksville High School, she pursued a biology degree at Austin Peay State
University. On October 4, 1952, Judy married the love of her life, Bill Young. Together, they founded the
successful William N. Young Surveying company. In the mid-1980s, she returned to college to study
nursing, graduating from Belmont University’s School of Nursing on May 6, 1988. Judy worked as a
registered nurse at Memorial Hospital for over twenty years, showing dedication to her patients. She
was a member of Madison Street United Methodist Church and enjoyed collecting antique furniture and
hosting gatherings for friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William N. Young. Survivors include three sons: Bill Young,
Nashville; David Young and Mark Young, both of Clarksville; a daughter, Julie Hubbs, Camden; and seven

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at 2 p.m., at Neal-Tarpley-Parchman
Funeral Home with Rev. Bo Myers officiating. Visitation with the family will be from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Madison Street United Methodist Church, 319 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040; or Belmont University – Office of Development, Fidelity Hall 105, 1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212. Pallbearers:  Wes Young, Will Hubbs,  Wade Hubbs, Pat Powers, Tal Powers,  Joey Long, Jeff Young, Jeff Long. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Neal Tarpley Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN; (931) 645-6488. Online condolences and live streaming of the service may be made and viewed at www.nealtarpleyparchman.com.


February 8, 2024

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Celebration of Life
February 8, 2024

2:00 PM
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street
Clarksville, TN 37040

Video is available for this event


Greenwood Cemetery
976 Greenwood Avenue
Clarksville, TN 37040


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