Lila Ann Young, 71, of Amarillo, died Sunday, December 23, 2012.
Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Llano Cemetery with Victor Young, associate pastor at Tascosa Road Fellowship officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Lila was born July 4, 1941, in Turkey, Texas. She was the oldest of four children born to James and Audrey Young.
Lila was born with Cerebral Palsy and lived with her parents until her mother’s passing in 2000. She then lived at IHS Nursing Home and spent the last six years at The Arbors Nursing Home. Unable to attend school, Lila taught herself to read and write. She never met a stranger and loved helping others.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a nephew, Chris Young, in May 2012.
Survivors include a sister, Phyllis Cogburn and husband Vic of Stephenville; two brothers, James Young of Nacogdoches and Victor Young and wife Vickie of Amarillo; and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff and residents of The Arbors for their care and love for Lila and suggests any donations be made to The Arbors Nursing Home, 1910 Medi Park Drive, Amarillo, TX 79106.