Marcene Marie Mead Young © Trout Funeral Home & Crematory 12-2020 Submitted by: Glenn
December 15, 1928 - December 30, 2020
Marcene Marie Young, resident of Ponca City passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Via Christi Village with family by her side. She was 92.
The graveside service will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at Resthaven Memorial Park with the Rev Justin Pickup pastor Osage Heights Baptist Church, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory. A public viewing will be held Tuesday, January 5th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm. Masks are encouraged. For those unable to attend, the ceremony will be live streamed. The broadcast can be accessed by visiting www.troutfuneralhome.com starting at 9:45 AM, and selecting the live stream link in the upper right hand of the homepage.
Marcene was born on December 15, 1928 in Tonkawa, OK to Harold James Mead and Irene Bell (Muegge) Mead. She attended Ponca City High School graduating in 1946, she furthered her education at Williams Woods Womenís College in Fulton, Missouri. On July 16, 1948 she married Calvin Carl Young at First Christian Church in Ponca City and together they had 3 children: Tracy, Wesley and Spencer. Marcene worked for the US Government in 1949 while her husband was called back into service in San Antonio. She spent 25 years at Conoco, retiring in 1985 as the refinery managerís secretary.
Marcene was very active in Ponca City Mothers Club for many years. She served as President in 1961-1962 and was hostess on many occasions. Marcene and Calvin were coordinators for the Meals on Wheels program for 27 years. She and Calvin spent many years of traveling to other countries. One of her favorite trips was taking 14 family members to Disney World in 1992. She had a passion for playing bridge with her close friends. Occasionally she would win high and would brag about her big winnings, a dollar. She is survived by: her three sons Tracy Young and wife Cindy, Wesley Young and wife Melissa and Spencer Young all of Ponca City, sister Jonece Paynter, of Ponca City, grandchildren, Ashley Young, Lindsey Young, Josh Young, Andrew Young, Aaron Young, Jennifer Morken, Benjamin Young, Victoria Young and Alexander Young. 17 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: her parents and husband Calvin Carl Young.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 445 Fairview Ave, Ponca City, Ok 74601.
Calvin Carl Young © Trout Funeral Home & Crematory 04-2013 Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
© Trout Funeral Home & Crematory
July 3, 1925 - April 28, 2013
Calvin Young, resident of Ponca City, passed away at his home early Sunday morning, April 28, 2013. He was 87. A service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Larry Nigh, officiating and Rev. Harold Hutchins, assisting. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park, under the direction of the Trout Funeral Home and Crematory.
Calvin Carl Young, the son of Fredrick and Tillie (Anderson) Young was born on July 3, 1925 in Silverdale, Kansas. His family moved to Ponca City in 1933. Following high school Calvin joined the United States Air Force and proudly served our country during World War II. He attended Northern Oklahoma Jr. College for two years where he played football and was selected as Junior College All State. He married Marcene Mead on July 16, 1948 in Ponca City. He was recalled to serve in the Air Force during the Korean War for 1 year and again returned to complete his college with a B.S. and M.S. degree in Industrial Arts education before beginning his 32 year career teaching at East Jr. High. He retired after 32 years.
He enjoyed his fellowship with his church and served as a First Baptist Teller for over 10 years. He was a coordinator for Meal on Wheels program for 27 years. He was a member of the American Legion and the Retired Teachers Association. Some of his favorite hobbies were woodcarving, golfing, fishing, and reading Louis LíAmour books.
He is survived by his wife Marcene of the home; three sons, Wes Young and his wife Melissa, Tracy and his wife Cindy, all of Ponca City and Spencer and his wife Missy of Dallas, TX; one sister, Bonnie Fowler of Lakeland, FL; grandchildren, Ashley Young, Lindsey Young, Joshua Young, Andrew Young and his wife Kara, Aaron Young, Jennifer Morken and her husband Aaron, Benjamin Young and his wife Amber, Victoria Young and Alex Young; great-grandchildren, Keyane Young, Tyrell Young, Brianna Young, Adarian Young, Shaw Young, Isiah Young, Zoe Young, Stelle Young, Alex Reel, Trinity Morken, Avyn Young and Brooklyn Young-Guy.
Calvin was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.
Friends may greet the family Tuesday evening between 7-8:00 pm at Trout Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Hospice of North Central Oklahoma, 1904 N. Union, Suite 103, Ponca City, OK 74601, First Baptist Church of Ponca City, 218 S. 6th, Ponca City, OK 74601 or Meals on Wheels, 328 Virginia, Ponca City, OK 74601.
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