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Ann Marie Young

Ann Marie Young, 93, Quincy, Ill., died Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, at 4:50 a.m. in Sunset Home.

Ann Marie Young

Ann was born on Sept. 25, 1927, in Palmyra, Mo., the daughter of Emmett and Elizabeth Kroeger Powell. On March 2, 1985, she married Paul Young in Quincy. He preceded her in death on Jan. 5, 2006. She was previously married to Edward “Juhl” Williams in Palmyra.

Survivors include two sons, David Williams and Ed (Linda Sheehan) Williams, both of Quincy; a daughter, Sue Kennedy, Sarasota, Fla.; seven grandchildren, Guy (Paula) Williams, Quincy; Matthew (Brandy) Williams, Camp Point, Ill.; Beth (Rick) Wagner, Quincy; Stephanie (Chris) Prewitt, Quincy; Erin (Kemmi) Williams, Hermosillo, Mexico; Megan (Tyler) Crawford, Quincy; and Georgia (Larry) Miller, Mobile, Ala.; 19 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Leo Powell of Palmyra; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; five sisters, Frances Duesdieker, Rosie Coultas, Margaret Rhoades, Bertha Guthrie and Christine Buckwalter; and four brothers, Joseph, James, John and Robert Powell. 

Ann was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and a former member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Quincy, as well as a former member of St. Joseph Parish in Palmyra. 

She was retired from Moorman Mfg. Company as a cafeteria worker for 10 years.  She was previously employed by Jay-Don Handi-Rack Company in Quincy and as a waitress in Palmyra.  

She was a former member of the Eagles Lodge.  

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, at                             Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Fr. Tom Meyer officiating.  Please bring a face mask if you plan to attend the service. Burial is in St. Joseph Cemetery, Palmyra.

Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 13, at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home by appointment only. Please call Hansen-Spear at 217-222-4907 to reserve a time to attend.  Please bring a face mask if you plan to attend the visitation.

Memorials may be made to Blessing Foundation or St. Joseph Cemetery online at