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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
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Olen Fay

December 13, 1945 – February 3, 2019

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Obituary for Olen Fay Young

Olen Young, 73 of Van Buren passed away Sunday, February 3, 2019 in his home.
He was a maintenance man at Border City Foods in Fort Smith; a Veteran of the Vietnam War, having been awarded the Bronze Star and the Army Commendation Medal. He was a lifelong resident of Crawford County. He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Oren Lee (Cumpton) Young; nine brothers and sisters.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 AM Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

He is survived by three daughters, Michelle Cady of Cedarville, Aleceia Wise of Greenwood, Nicole Fowler of Jonesboro; one brother, Ray Young of Alma; nine grandchildren including granddaughter, Kristy Cockrell; four great- grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Jordan Fowler, Kevin Cockrell, Keith Cockrell, and Randy Cockrell.

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Service Information

Thursday, February 7th, 2019 10:30am
Pastor Brent Williams
Ocker Memorial Chapel
700 Jefferson Street
Van Buren, AR 72956

Interment Information

U.S. National Cemetery
6th and Garland
Fort Smith, AR AR 72901