JoAnn Young


Mrs. JoAnn Young, 72, of New Church, wife of Lonnie Medlin, passed away Dec. 9, 2021, in Baltimore.

Born June 15, 1949, in Humboldt County, Calif., she was the daughter of the late William Elijah Whitehurst and the late Harriet Eugenia Davenport. JoAnn previously worked at the Pocomoke Health Department, where she was loved and respected by both coworkers and patients. She loved her church and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Other than her husband, JoAnn is survived by her sister, Peggy; her brother, Billy; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her children, Patrick O’Neil Wescott and Cheryl Humphrey.

A celebration of her life will be held Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, at 1 p.m., from Acts the Apostolic Church in Temperanceville with Pastor Starr Johnson officiating.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made towards funeral expenses, Thornton Funeral Home, P.O. Box 264, Parksley, VA 23421.

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

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