Young, Barbara Gail Christol (LaFayette)

Sunday, November 12, 2017
Barbara Gail Christol Young, 70, of LaFayette, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Young; and mother, Nell Hamby Christol.

She is survived by her father, William “Bill” Christol of Flintstone; daughters, Christol O’Neal of LaFayette, and Lori (Frank) Carr of Monroe, Ga.; son, Ben Chapman of Birmingham, Al.; sisters, Pat Fuquea, of Flintstone, Ga., and Lynn (Rev. David) Jessie of Rock Cave, W.V.; grandchildren, Fallon, Whitney, and Alex; five great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Coulter Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

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