Ada V. Young, 92, Hopkinsville, died Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at Jennie Stuart Medical Center.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Lamb Funeral Home with the Rev. Phillip Brumfield officiating. Burial will follow in Fuller Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday at Lamb funeral home.

A native of Christian County, she was born Sept. 27, 1927, the daughter of the late Urey Sylvester Gilliland and Georgia Victoria Bose Gilliland.

She was a seamstress for Elk Brand and a private home sitter.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lestie Lowell Young; her sons, Wendell Young and Jimmie Joe Stewart; her daughter, Martha Ann Utley; her brothers, Robert Gilliland, Turk Gilliland, Kenneth Gilliland, and William “Street” Gilliland; her sisters, Octivia Gilkey, Corrine Gee and Victoria Hampton.

Survivors include her sons, Ronnie Young, Donald Ray Young and Gary Young, all of Hopkinsville; her daughters, Elizabeth “Gayle” Hubley, Memphis, and Teresa Dockery, Hopkinsville; 22 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Fuller Cemetery, 2480 Nelson Drive, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.

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Ada was a mother figure to many of us mean little boys 2nd and third grade on, WestSide Wildcats...but could handle She will be missed by many terribly and I will. never forget her. Low, or her kids. Ronnie, Teresa,,Gary, Donald Ray aNd Gayle I will hold you each and everyone of you up in my thoughts and prayers especiALly for the next few hard days to come, and I wished I could be there for each of you.. God Bless you all and RIP Utter...:) (As Low would say)

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