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In Memory of

Maine Brooks Young

July 31, 1925 - January 28, 2017

Obituary


Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 9, 2018, for Maine Brooks Hill Young, age 92, of Sugarland, TX, who passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017. Dr. Al Hill will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct.
Mrs. Young attended Emma Sansom High School and graduated from Gadsden State Community College with an Associate's Degree in Business. She worked in California as a "Rosie the Riveter" welder during World War II, and worked for many years in Gadsden at Jordan Office Supply. After moving to Houston, TX,...

Funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 9, 2018, for Maine Brooks Hill Young, age 92, of Sugarland, TX, who passed away Thursday, December 28, 2017. Dr. Al Hill will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services will direct.
Mrs. Young attended Emma Sansom High School and graduated from Gadsden State Community College with an Associate's Degree in Business. She worked in California as a "Rosie the Riveter" welder during World War II, and worked for many years in Gadsden at Jordan Office Supply. After moving to Houston, TX, in 1972, she continued to work in office furniture sales. Mrs. Young enjoyed painting, writing, gardening and watching old John Wayne movies.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Laura Tolbert Brooks; sister, Paulette Brooks; brother, Carl Brooks; former husband, Gerald Hill; husband, James "Pete" Young; son, Joe Hill; and step-son, Jim Young.
She is survived by her children, Jerry Hill, Nina Hill Vitek, Gigi Hill Margoni, Paul Hill, and Ellen Young Akin; brother, Ron Brooks; grandchildren, Brandon Abel, Brettne Vitek Frewin, Ashley Vitek Ben-David, John West, Matt "Buddy" Akin, and Julie Akin; 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Pallbearers will be Paul Hill, Ray Vitek, Ray Grigsby, Lewis Hill, Phil Hill, and Brett Akin.
Special thanks to caretaker of 17 years, Lupe Bonilla, and Vantage Hospice staff.
The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m., Tuesday, prior to the service.
Online condolences may be made at www.collier-butler.com.