Lillian E. Young (Bachlott), 91, of Pompano Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully on April 25, 2017.
She was born in Campville, Fla., to parents John Robert Bachlott and Helen Bachlott (Bailey).
She is survived by her only child, John “Fred” Young of Melbourne, Fla., and her sister, Helen Pennington (Bachlott) of Moncks Corner, S.C.
She began her working career during World War II in Oak Ridge, Tenn., as a secretary and a payroll clerk. She later worked for Graybar Electric in Jacksonville, Fla., enjoying her time with coworkers and close friends there.
After surviving two marriages (1947 and 1957) and two years in the Caribbean, she landed in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in 1964 and has been in the area ever since. Lillian worked in the payroll department of Collins Construction Company and finished raising her son Fred in Fort Lauderdale. She later moved to a condo in Palm Aire Country Club for retirement. She enjoyed visiting relatives in South Carolina and Tennessee. She also enjoyed keeping up with local news, national news and the political scene.
She requested to be buried with her ancestors at the historical Oak Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
A celebration of life ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 13, at Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home in St. Marys.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to your church or favorite charity.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.