Angela Hancock Young
Angela Hancock Young, 51, of Madison, MS passed from her earthly home to her heavenly home on Friday, August 27, 2021 at Baptist Medical Center after a long battle with amyloidosis, a rare bone marrow disorder.
Angela was born December 9, 1969 and grew up in Taylorsville, MS. She graduated from Taylorsville High School in 1987 and from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1991. Angela loved life and had many different interests. She was a member of the tennis team and the flag corp in high school. In college she was a Diamond Girl, in the Phi Mu sorority, and served on the USM Fashion Board. She worked for Associated General Contractors Of Mississippi before starting a family and was involved in many community organizations throughout her life: Junior League of Jackson, Mistletoe Marketplace, Christ United Methodist D Group Leadership, Co-Chair of Holiday Potpourri at First Presbyterian Day School, Chair of MRA'S Gardens Market, and many others. Angela also loved to travel with her husband and family all over the nation and world, but her favorite activity was cheering on her two beloved children in all of their varied activities.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Willie Oree Hancock, Sr. and Charlene Ainsworth Hancock; D.L. Massengale and Joyce Massengale; and by her brother Adam Jeffrey Hancock.
Angela is survived by her parents, Willie Oree (Snooky) Hancock, Jr. and Gwen Massengale Hancock; her loving husband of 26 years, Jason Joel Young; her son Breckon Joel Young, a senior at Mississippi State University; and her daughter Ava Blaire Young, a ninth-grade student at Madison-Ridgeland Academy; as well as many extended family members and friends.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 1, 2021, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Taylorsville, MS. A graveside service will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Fellowship Cemetery in Taylorsville. Rev. Jason Smith will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to any of the following: Pinelake Church - Madison Campus Youth Ministry,
Madison-Ridgeland Academy Foundation - Angela H. Young Memorial Fund, or Taylorsville United Methodist Church