Fentress Mortuary

1805 North A Street, Fort Smith, AR


Laveda Young

June 20, 1923August 3, 2019

Laveda Young, 96 of Van Buren passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019. She was born June 20, 1923 in Umpire, AR to the late Veachel Baber and Cora Manasco Baber. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, a Homemaker, and loved her grandbabies. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Eugene Young, Sr., her daughter, Nathalie Young Wasson, her three sons; Darrel Fisher, Robert Young, Jr. and Stephen Young, and four brothers; Gene, Doyle, J.C. and Veachel Baber, Jr.

Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Fentress Mortuary with burial to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren.

Laveda is survived her five grandchildren; Chris Fisher, Adrienne Fisher Potter, Dillon Young, Hunter Young, and Stephen Young, II and two great grandchildren and one brother, James Baber.


  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 8, 2019

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