Joan H. Young

May 26, 1929February 17, 2013

Mrs. Joan Haworth Young passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 17, 2013. Joan was born on May 26, 1929 in Baltimore, MD and grew up in Columbus, OH, where she attended the Columbus School for Girls and Ohio State University, where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority. Her many interests and hobbies included gardening, handwork, reading, bridge and socializing with her friends at Mt Vernon Towers, where she lived. She also enjoyed traveling extensively, and taking summer trips to the beach with her family. Joan is survived by her sons Rusty (Heather), Oak Creek, WI, Richard (Nancy), Sandy Springs and Steve (Dede) Young, Roswell, GA as well as her beloved grandchildren Hayley and Anna Young, Oak Creek, WI, Caroline, Collin, Ryan and Lainey Young, Sandy Springs, GA and Stephen and Garrett Young, Roswell GA. She was the best mother, mother-in-law and grandmother anyone could have ever asked for, and will be so very dearly missed. Joan was predeceased by her mother, Louise Watt, father, Richard Haworth, and sister, Kathleen Gibson. The family will be receiving friends at Sandy Springs Chapel on Saturday, February 23 from 1-3pm, followed by a Celebration of Life Service in the Chapel at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Joan’s honor to Mt Vernon Towers. Sandy Springs Chapel 136 Mt Vernon Hwy. NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328


  • Celebration of Life Saturday, February 23, 2013
  • Visitation Saturday, February 23, 2013

Joan H. Young

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February 26, 2013

To Steve, Richard, and family,I'm so sorry to hear about your mom's passing. She was such a lovely lady. Much love, Faye Rosing Novick

February 23, 2013

It was my pleasure to know her. Sue CArpenter

Carol and David herrigel

February 22, 2013

Nancy and Richard and Family, we are all so sorry for your loss.

Norma and Dick Neel

February 22, 2013

We are thinking of the family in their time of sorrow

G. Freeman

February 21, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

February 21, 2013

I want to offer the daily my condolences and I hope you are able to find comfort in the scrip found at 2nd Cor 1:3, 4


February 21, 2013

My sympathy to you and your family in the loss of your mother. May the God of Peace be with you to help you cope during this difficult time. Rm. 15:33


February 21, 2013

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Jim Pace

February 21, 2013

My condolences to the Young Family.

Jimmy Poe

February 20, 2013

We were so saddened to hear of Joanie's passing. From childhood on the times I spent with her and her family are precious in my memory, though too few. She had such a vivacious personality and I know she will be missed terribly. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.