Carolyn Ann Young, 65, of Tecumseh, passed from this life on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Shawnee.

Carolyn Ann Young, 65, of Tecumseh, passed from this life on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Shawnee.

It is said that when life begins, it is like an open book with many blank pages, and each day as we live, our deeds are recorded, chapter by chapter until we close our eyes in death.

Carolyn Ann Young began to fill the pages of her book of life on April 28, 1953. She was born in Shawnee to Carl and Ernestine Young. Carolyn was raised in Brooksville.

She was a member of St. John Baptist Church. She attended and graduated from Macomb Public Schools.

She later met and united with Robert Eugene Allen and had two children, Christie Allen and Robert Eugene Allen Jr. She then later met and united with Johnny Paul Moon.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her father and mother, Carl and Ernestine Young; brothers, Winfield Young, Carl E. Young, Clifford Young, Clyde Young and Michael Ray Young, along with her sister, Virgil Winrow.

She leaves to cherish her memory; her children, Christie Allen and Robert E. Allen Jr., both of Tecumseh; her siblings, Kathryn Oliver of Brooksville, Joyce Chandler of Wilson, North Carolina; Sylvester Young of Colorado Springs, Colorado; grandchildren, Charles Carthen, Jaylin Greer, Braylon James, Marcus Greer, Tre Harlin, Breon James, Malachi Greer, Destiny Redmon, Jaela Moore and Bria James; great-grandchildren, Jayden Carthen, Julian Carthen, Justice Carthen, Anniyah Carthen, Elliot Carthen, Londyn Alexander and J’mya Carthern; special cousins, Jo Ann McClain and Kaye Edwards; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m., Friday, Nov. 30, at Cooper Funeral Home.

Services will be noon, Saturday, Dec. 1, at St. John Baptist Church in Brooksville with Pastor Prophet Bailey officiating under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.