Jessie E. Young passed away peacefully on August 7, 2008. She was born Nov. 15, 1915 in Virginia City, Nevada to Comstock natives Thomas A. and Ada McCormick Dick. She graduated from the Fourth Ward School and soon after was married to her high school sweetheart Fred Young.
After Fred's passing in 1962, Jessie was employed by the Chollar Mansion, the Castle and the Firemen's Museum in Virginia City, retiring at age 76. Jessie loved life and her family. She was blessed with a great sense of humor.
She is survived by daughters Charlene Ethridge, Jeanne Reynolds and Debra LaFrance, five grandchildren, six great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Fred, a sister, two brothers and two grandchildren.
Private family services were held at our Mother of Sorrows in Reno. Remembrances in her name may be made to the Fourth Ward School in Virginia City, Nevada.
The family extends its sincere appreciation and thanks to Magnolia House caregivers April, Chelo and Joy and to VistaCare Hospice for their extraordinary care and kindness.