DARLINGTON — Sarah Skipper Young, 84, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The family received friends Friday, July 24, at Belk Funeral Home, with her funeral following in the funeral home chapel. Due to the heat, a private burial was held at Indian Branch Cemetery following the service.
Born in Darlington Oct. 18, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Newt and Lavinia Harden Skipper. Mrs. Young retired from Dixie Cup, and operated Young’s Greenhouse with her late husband, Alton. She enjoyed going fishing and travelling around the United States with Mr. Young.
She is survived by her sons: Mitchell (Carolyn) Shoemake of Darlington, Tom (Donna) Shoemake of Jefferson; stepchildren: Diane Goodson of Hilton Head, Cathy Young of Ashland, Ky., Deborah (Andy) Rentz of Fort Mill, and Sandy Plowden of Darlington, Neil (Randy) Young of Gilbert, David (Dani) Young of Hartsville; grandchildren: Michelle Shoemake, Brent (Deann) Shoemake and Erin Kent; many step-grandchildren; brothers: Charles (Sylvia) Skipper, Ted (Diane) Skipper, Bill (Sherry) Skipper; sisters: Pat (Gary) Gardner, Mary McCartney.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alton Young, and siblings, Jackie Wayne Skipper and a sister, Dinah Caddell.
A guestbook is available online at www.belkfuneralhome.