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Sara Jean Young

Sara Jean Young

February 22, 1977 - October 6, 2019     Age: 42

Sara Jean Young, 42, of Yulee passed away Sunday, October 6, 2019 at UF Health North in Jacksonville.

She was born in Jacksonville and was the daughter of Carey E. Gill and Cynthia Featherston Lane. She lived most of her life in Nassau County and was a 1995 graduate of Fernandina Beach High School. Sara was a longtime employee of VyStar Credit Union where she was a Member Relationship Specialist.

Over twelve years ago she invited Danny Young over for pizza and a movie with her and her roommate. Her first clue that Danny might be “the one” was when her Boston Terrier, Chloe, immediately liked Danny. He was the first guy that Chloe liked and didn’t growl at. Sara and Danny were married for over 10 years. She and Danny have been active members of Journey Church for the last 6 years.

Sara will always be remembered for her kindness and her big heart. It was said of her she never did anything less than to “love big” and love without reservation.

She leaves behind her husband, Danny Young, of Yulee; her son, Blake Camron Young and daughter, Bailey Grace Young, both of Yulee; her mother, Cynthia (Keith) Lane of Fernandina Beach; her father, Carey (Susan) Gill of Fernandina Beach; her brother, Jonathon Gill of Atlanta, GA and her sister, Karla (Ander) Smith, also of Atlanta; her beloved niece and nephews, Kallisti, Lane, Barrett and Rucker as well as many other extended family members.

Sara’s family will receive friends Thursday, October 10, 2019 at Oxley-Heard Funeral Home from 5:00 until 7:00 PM.

Funeral services will be held Friday, October 11, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Journey Church with Pastor Darryl Bellar officiating.

She will be laid to rest at Bosque Bello Cemetery.

Those desiring may make contributions in Sara’s memory to Nassau County Animal Services, 86078 License Rd.,  Fernandina Beach, FL  32034.

 

24 Condolences

  • Bob and Laurye Ray Posted October 8, 2019 9:11 am

    I am so sorry. God be with this dear family.

  • Susan Ross Posted October 8, 2019 12:29 pm

    Sending loving thoughts of remembrance.

  • Beth Davis Posted October 8, 2019 12:59 pm

    Danny, I am so sorry for you and your beautiful children. Words can’t explain the heartbreak that you and your family are going through after losing your wife and mother of your children, If there is anything you need please let me know. I pray for you and your family to have peace during the time.

  • Sheryl Boyett Harper Posted October 8, 2019 1:04 pm

    Cindy and Carrie my heart goes out to both of you and your grandchildren and son in law. I am praying that a God will fill your void with the peace that passes all understanding.

  • Dori Sikes Posted October 8, 2019 1:41 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear about Sara. She was such a beautiful person. God bless you all. Dori Sikes

  • Jodi Rainwater Kaiser Posted October 8, 2019 1:46 pm

    My heart is broken for you all!

  • Wanda Cuthrell Mastin Posted October 8, 2019 2:33 pm

    Cindy and Carey, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your families in your loss I cannot imagine your grief.

  • Tammy and Dale Jackson Posted October 8, 2019 3:05 pm

    Dale and I heart goes out to you and your family. Sara was such a kind and loving woman who will be greatly missed by many at the church. May God bless you and be with you in your time of grief.

  • Donna Byrd Posted October 8, 2019 3:47 pm

    Cindy and Danny, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Keeping you all in my prayers.

  • Holly Taylor Posted October 8, 2019 5:13 pm

    My thoughts and prayers for Sara and her families. May her soul be resting in peace through the Mercy of God.

  • Cory Wade-Willis Posted October 8, 2019 6:05 pm

    My thoughts and prayers for you all.

  • Denna Hallman Posted October 8, 2019 8:19 pm

    Thoughts and prayers to the family and friends
    God Speed Sara. You leave behind so many wonderful memories.

  • Nick & Dale Deonas Posted October 8, 2019 9:13 pm

    A very kind and loving Lady who will be missed. Prayers for Danny and family.

  • Nick & Dale Deonas Posted October 8, 2019 9:14 pm

    . Prayers for Danny and family,

  • Davis and Carol Smith Posted October 8, 2019 9:26 pm

    Cyndi, Karla, Danny and family,
    There are no words to express the sadness at the loss of Sarah, and we cannot begin to imagine the pain you are experiencing right now. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family as you journey through this very difficult time. We pray for peace and comfort for you in the coming days and that the memory of your dear Sarah will provide you will a joy for the time you had with her.

  • Lylia Harris Posted October 9, 2019 8:01 am

    Prayers goes out to your family to find comfort in the midst of the storm and the beauty in the rain. She will always hold a special place in the hearts 💕 of those who knew her. Godspeed until we meet again.

  • Jaime Hatch Posted October 9, 2019 11:17 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Sara was a very sweet lady!

  • Martha Porinchak Posted October 9, 2019 1:28 pm

    My heart aches for you all. I am so sorry for your loss. Many thoughts of love for you. May God be with you each minute during this time.

  • Karen Jurczyk Posted October 9, 2019 3:44 pm

    Sara and I worked together for a few years in Ponte Vedra. That was before Chloe and Danny. I remember when she got Chloe and met Danny. She created a beautiful strong and loving family.

  • Lynn Harris Posted October 9, 2019 5:53 pm

    Danny, Blake, Bailey & family. May God bless you at this time of sorrow. Sara had such a big heart & has left an everlasting impact on me. Sara will truly be missed!! God has another angel in heaven. ^j^

  • Scott Family Posted October 10, 2019 11:49 am

    Our hearts ache for you.

  • Connie Davis Posted October 10, 2019 6:26 pm

    Danny and Jean and families, I am so sorry for your loss. You all have been in my thoughts and prayers ever since I learned of this tragic news.I will continue to pray for you all, God bless you all in the days ahead. Love Connie, Clay and Heather Davis! ❤️❤️❤️🙏

  • Becky and Brian Hardy Posted October 11, 2019 11:35 am

    I will miss her so much, I so looked forward to seeing Sara at work.. She is the best person.. Rest my dear..

  • Sherri Caldreon Posted October 11, 2019 10:45 pm

    Love & prayers for Danny & their kids, Sara was a beautiful person on the inside & on the outside too! Always a wonderful friendly smile on her face & very kind.

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