GLASGOW – Eleanor Jean Young, 92, passed away Saturday, June 17, 2023, at the T J Samson Community Hospital. A native of Barren County, she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Christine Watkins Culver.
Early in her career, Jean was a switchboard operator for the telephone company and later became a stay-at-home Mom. She then continued her lifelong career as a homemaker while being an accomplished seamstress.
She is survived by two daughters, Rita Tew and her husband Ray of Atlanta, and Marla Fuller and her husband Robert of Franklin, KY; four grandchildren, Paul Tew (Morgan), John Tew (Eileen), Charlie Tew (Annette), and Sarah Fuller Dinwiddie (Lee Ross Dinwiddie); six great-grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Charles Marvin Young; and her sister, Mary Jo Hughes.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family wishes to extend a special recognition and thanks to her caregivers, Diana Jones, Sharon Cartmill, Carla Scott, and Tara Glass for the excellent care given to Jean.