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“Dear Kim, I just heard the tragic news about your daughter from a post on face book regarding her scholarship fund. When I saw the name Lovelace...Read More »
1 of 98 | Posted by: Diane Koetter Weber

“Dear Kim, i know that ive only met you once or twice but your daughter meant the world to me, she was the one that helped me and was there for me...Read More »
2 of 98 | Posted by: Jessica Hemby - Elsberry, MO

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Wish there was something I could do for you, but I know that only time and faith will help during your...Read More »
3 of 98 | Posted by: Linda Lovelace - Sebring, FL

“We are so sorry. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you. Peace. ”
4 of 98 | Posted by: Beth, Bob and Donald Gehres - OH

“Kim and Bill, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. It is so sad and we want you to know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Know that you...Read More »
5 of 98 | Posted by: Rex Huffaker - Shawnee Mission, KS

“Jillian will live in our memories and be a daily part of our prayers. She is with her grandfather and great grandmas and great grandpas in Heaven. ...Read More »
6 of 98 | Posted by: Joe R Karaus - Cincinnati, OH

“May those who knew you and loved you find peace and healing in your beautiful memory. -Carl, Amy & Addie Auberger... ”
7 of 98 | Posted by: Amy Auberger - Cincinnati, OH

“To Wayne, Kim and family, You are in our thoughts and prayers during this sad and tragic time in your lives. Hold tight to the memories of your...Read More »
8 of 98 | Posted by: Bill & Jan Nash - MI

“To Wayne, Judy, Kim and Jimmy; Word of your loss has just now reached Michigan and we are passing around the obituary. What a wonderful young...Read More »
9 of 98 | Posted by: Dennis Fulbright and Mario Mandujano - MI

“Wayne and Kim and all other family members and friends, Know thoughts and prayers are with you during this saddened time in your lives. Hold your...Read More »
10 of 98 | Posted by: Virginia Rinkel - Leslie, MI

“My deepest condolences to Kim, Bill and their families. My heart is heavy with grief and I pray daily for your continued strength in the days to...Read More »
11 of 98 | Posted by: Kristen Brown

“So sorry for your loss.... we would have been at the service , but Marty and I have BOTH had a severe broncial illness. Know that you have been in...Read More »
12 of 98 | Posted by: Marty and Pam Collins - MO

“To Family & Friends.... holding you close to our hearts hoping that God will comfort you. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Barbie Fletcher ”
13 of 98 | Posted by: Barbara Fletcher - FL

“May God hold you all close. As the days will seem long an hard.. Our deepest Sympathy.. GodSpeed Ahead angle Girl.. ”
14 of 98 | Posted by: tammi - Clarksville, MO

“Kim and Wayne, So sorry to hear about this. I have the greatest respect for both of you. You had a positive influence on my life, and I an sure you...Read More »
15 of 98 | Posted by: Austin Hegwood - Star Prairie, WI

“I remember when Jill and Bo would come to the cleaners with their parents when they were just little. Two beaming faces sitting in the back seat,...Read More »
16 of 98 | Posted by: Lisa (Blossom) Trejo Bautista - MO

“We did not have the honor of knowing Jillian, however, you have our deepest sympathy. There can be nothing more tragic than to lose a child. God be...Read More »
17 of 98 | Posted by: Ronald and Ann Bunke - IL

“I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to everyone who knew and loved Jillian. My heart hurts for all of you. Please try to remember all of the...Read More »
18 of 98 | Posted by: Margo Trainer - Coopersburg , PA

“I never met Jillian but I feel like I knew her. I knew what she was involved in and I had seen so many pictures of her beautiful smiling face. ...Read More »
19 of 98 | Posted by: Rick, Deena and Wyatt Williamson - OH

“Dear Kim and Bill and family, We are so very sorry for your loss. We extend our sympathy to you and to your family. You are constantly in our...Read More »
20 of 98 | Posted by: Paul and Sheila Reiner Oakland Nurseries - OH

“God bless you and your family at this time of sorrow. You are in our prayers. ”
21 of 98 | Posted by: Donnie and Jackie Kinsler - MO

“Bill, Any words of condolence seem to fall short when a loved one is taken, especially one as young and vibrate as Jillian. Please know your...Read More »
22 of 98 | Posted by: Bob & Dianna Criswell - CO

“Kim & Family It is very hard to choose words that can express how sorry we are for your loss. I want you to know that we are praying for your...Read More »
23 of 98 | Posted by: Kathy Hagar Frederking & Family - MO

“Bill, words are inadequate, but you and Jillian's entire family are in the thoughts, hearts, and prayers of everyone who knows you. Bless you all. ”
24 of 98 | Posted by: Kim Ware - Fairhope, AL - Cousin

“Bill, My thoughts are with you & your family during this heartache. My prayer today and every day forward is that when you think of Jillian's...Read More »
25 of 98 | Posted by: Robecca Warrick - North Bend, OR

“Words seem so inadequate to express the sadness we feel. May the comfort of God hel you during this very difficult time . ”
26 of 98 | Posted by: Annie & Ed Chambers - Elsberry, MO

“Bill and Family I feel for you in your time or need, this is the time to stay strong and ask for strength I believe you will make it out of this...Read More »
27 of 98 | Posted by: Laurie Bautista - Wasco, CA

“Bill, Our thoughts are with you and your family. I thought It would be appropriate to share a quote my family found within my grandmother's final...Read More »
28 of 98 | Posted by: Matt Harris - Lake St. Louis, MO

“My heart goes out to you and your family during this difficult time. Know you are in everyone's thoughts and concerns. ”
29 of 98 | Posted by: Christine Kippy Padberg Hoene - MO

“I have been praying that God will give you the strength to get through this horrible time. Please know that you and your family have been, and will...Read More »
30 of 98 | Posted by: Timothy Howard - Holly Springs, NC

“Bill & Kim, We remember you and your family in prayer during this very difficult time. There are few words and fewer answers, but know that we...Read More »
31 of 98 | Posted by: Tom & Carole Seibert - Marietta, GA

“So sorry for your loss. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Bea and Brenda Avery, Linda Corley, and Gary Powell ”
32 of 98 | Posted by: Brenda Avery - Elsberry, MO

“We were friends we were never close me and your brother are friends to u were loved by many and you were loved by many of your friends God has his...Read More »
33 of 98 | Posted by: donald cody goewey - elsberry , MO

“We are so sorry for your loss and hold you in our thoughts and prayers. Love Jim & Carol Duey ”
34 of 98 | Posted by: Jim & Carol Duey - Edwardsville, IL

“Jillian was a bright and beautiful girl. She had such an impact on everyone she knew. May she rest in peace. Love you sweetie ”
35 of 98 | Posted by: Stephanie - elsberry, MO

“I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers sent your way. ”
36 of 98 | Posted by: Rita (McManus) Schaffer - MO

“Bill and all the family of Jillian, My heart aches for you in this tragic loss. Only God knows why these things happen. She is in the arms of the...Read More »
37 of 98 | Posted by: Elizabeth Fulton - Reno, NV

“We are very sadden by the news of your loss. May god be with you and your loved ones during this difficult time ”
38 of 98 | Posted by: Gloria V - Wasco, CA - Co-Worker

“Hoping that you can find comfort in knowing that God has taken her under his wing.She is in a beautiful place and will be inside you always ”
39 of 98 | Posted by: laura drummond - elsberry, MO

“It's the little things, the small, everyday occurrences that you'll remember. The laughs, the stories, the smiles. And even though it seems like you...Read More »
40 of 98 | Posted by: Kelly and Andy Burkemper - MO

“I was terribly saddened to get the news of your loss. It is said that God has a plan, and I hope one day you will know why such a bright ,young lady...Read More »
41 of 98 | Posted by: Dale Saunders - Bennett's Creek Nursery - VA

“So sorry for your loss. ”
42 of 98 | Posted by: Dave Sharkey - Mendham, NJ

“Dear Bill and Kim, All of us at Jung Seed are so saddened to hear of the loss of your precious, beautiful daughter. Words seem so inadequate at a...Read More »
43 of 98 | Posted by: Dotti Schultz, Dick & Bob Zondag and all your Friends at Jung Se - WI

“Kim: I am so so sorry. My heart aches for you. I know there is nothing I can do except prayer. All my thought, prayers and condolences go out to...Read More »
44 of 98 | Posted by: Lynn Gastineau - New Bloomfield, MO

“With deepest sympathy for your loss. ”
45 of 98 | Posted by: jock Demme - Boring, OR

“Kim & Bill, I am so sorry and sadden to hear about your daughter Jillian. My heart goes out to both of you. We will keep you in our prayers. Burt ”
46 of 98 | Posted by: Burt Schwab - OH

“This is such a difficult time. You are in our prayers . "Therefore you now have sorrow; but I will see you again and your heart will rejoice, and...Read More »
47 of 98 | Posted by: Mike and Donna Carney - Elizabeth, PA

“Will, Craig, and family, My deepest sympathies for your loss. If there is anything you need please don't hesitate to ask. ”
48 of 98 | Posted by: Mike Anderson

“Expressing sympathy is always difficult . . . "Passing leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal" Bill and family,...Read More »
49 of 98 | Posted by: Angela Biamonte - Friend

“Bill & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. God has a reason to all that he does. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
50 of 98 | Posted by: Monics Sanchez - Wasco, CA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you Bill and your family ! ”
51 of 98 | Posted by: Ricardo Cano - Wasco, CA

“Kim, Wayne, Judy & family, We are saddened to hear of your loss. May God wrap his arms around you and comfort you during this very difficult time. ...Read More »
52 of 98 | Posted by: Ginger Wanamaker - McMinnville, TN

“The Elsberry FFA Chapter and Jill's family and friends are in our prayers. She will be missed at activities, but she will be forever in our hearts...Read More »
53 of 98 | Posted by: Stacy French - Silex, MO - Friend

“Kim, I am so sorry for your lost. My prayers are with you. Carol ”
54 of 98 | Posted by: Carol Haddock Hansbrough - Gower, MO

“I wasn't one of the lucky ones to have personally known Jillian "Jill" although my heart is breaking for her parents, siblings, family, boyfriend,...Read More »
55 of 98 | Posted by: Tonya Wagner-Harbour - MO

“Our hearts ache for you and the tremendous loss you have suffered. There are no words that can heal your pain, but know that you are in our thoughts. ”
56 of 98 | Posted by: Doran, Genevieve, Lexi, Alaina & Grant Black - MO

“We were so saddened to learn of your loss. Our hearts truly ache for your entire family! With much sadness, Jeff and Deb ”
57 of 98 | Posted by: Jeff & Deb Lantz - Edwardsville , IL

“Our hearts and prayers go out to your family. There are no words at times like these, only love and support. God bless. ”
58 of 98 | Posted by: Heath and Jody Loftin - Maryville, IL

“Dear Will and Family , I am so sory for your loss . What a beautiful young lady . My thoughts and prayers are with you Will . Bob ”
59 of 98 | Posted by: Bob Baisch - Saint Louis , MO

“Dear Bill and Family, My heart,thoughts and prayers go out to you during this extremley difficult time. May you find confort in knowing Jillian has...Read More »
60 of 98 | Posted by: Doug Torn - Greensboro, NC

“You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. She was a beautiful young lady and we know she will be missed dearly. Your...Read More »
61 of 98 | Posted by: Doug Hoette - MO

“Our sympathies and heartfelt prayers to all the family and friends of Jillian. From myself, my wife Bonnie, and all of us at Southeast Missouri...Read More »
62 of 98 | Posted by: Sven Svenson - Cape Girardeau, MO

“There are no words to express our sorrow for your loss. May you find comfort in the love and support from family and friends. You are all in our...Read More »
63 of 98 | Posted by: Mark and Darlene Terrell - MO

“Our sympathy to you the family and friends of this beautiful and amazing young lady. We can only imagine how broken your heart is. We will keep...Read More »
64 of 98 | Posted by: Dolores and DavidYoung - Red Bud , IL

“Kim, Bill, and family, truly saddened by your loss. What a precious, beautiful daughter you raised. Many prayers for you and the many people who...Read More »
65 of 98 | Posted by: Marian Kuntz - Eolia, MO - friend

“We are deeply saddened by your loss. The family of Jillian will be in our prayers. ”
66 of 98 | Posted by: The Garry W. Stewart Family - TX

“Our heartfelt prayers and deepest sympathies go out to all who have been touched by the life and grieved at the loss of your beautiful daughter. ...Read More »
67 of 98 | Posted by: Debby & Bill Wilt - Medford, OR

“SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS MY PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS GO OUT TO YOUR FAMILY. ”
68 of 98 | Posted by: ELI VRATNEY - foley, MO - friend

“There are no words to help ease your pain, just know that our sincerest thoughts and deepest sympathy are with you. You are, and will remain, in our...Read More »
69 of 98 | Posted by: Ken & Marcia Matthys - South Bend, IN

“Bill and Kim, We are very sad to learn about the loss of your beautiful and talented daughter. Our best thoughts and prayers are with you. Barb...Read More »
70 of 98 | Posted by: Barb Griffin and Larry Gouveia - CA

“Dear Bill, Nothing anyone can say can alleviate the pain in your heart, and the hearts of your family that loved and cherished your beautiful...Read More »
71 of 98 | Posted by: Lou Aguirre - Ruch, OR

“So sorry for the loss of such a bright young girl. Your family is in our prayers ”
72 of 98 | Posted by: Jamie and Fernando aguilera - MO

“I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers go to the Young &lovelace family. ”
73 of 98 | Posted by: Paula Rae Stotler - wright city , MO

“Words of comfort escape me in the loss of your beautiful Jillian. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the entire Young & Lovelace families. ...Read More »
74 of 98 | Posted by: Mindy & Tom Reed - Elsberry, MO

“We are filled with grief to hear of the loss of Jillian and our hearts are breaking for you. Our hearts go out to you during this tragic time. ...Read More »
75 of 98 | Posted by: Deanne Colledge - Bloomington, IL

“Those we love don't go away, They walk beside us every day, Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed and very dear. My...Read More »
76 of 98 | Posted by: Lori McMahan - Greenwood, SC

“Please know that my prayers and those of the Sacred Heart School community are with you. We have many fond memories of Jillian. May the memories...Read More »
77 of 98 | Posted by: Sister Jeannette Fennewald - Troy, MO

“Even on your darkest days there is an angel by your side to guide you along the way. We are thinking of you all during this difficult time. ”
78 of 98 | Posted by: Jim, Wendy and Alex Boedeker

“The lose of a loved one is so hard to understand. You keep replaying why would God what to take someone with so much good in their hart, so much life...Read More »
79 of 98 | Posted by: Tanya Morris - Troy, MO

“Rest in Love Jillian.....you were so so loved!!!! Always were always will be. ”
80 of 98 | Posted by: Deena Williamson - Columbus, OH

“I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers go to the Young family. ”
81 of 98 | Posted by: Sabrina Arinello (Taylor) - Miami, FL

“Another Angel has gone home way to soon but heaven just got a lil bit brighter...my thoughts n prsyers to all the family ,friends n loved ones whom...Read More »
82 of 98 | Posted by: robin starich - winfield, MO

“Kim and family: Theses kinds of things are never supposed to happen in life, yet they do. We don't know God's reason or timing. May you find...Read More »
83 of 98 | Posted by: Donna Mudd Boedeker - Troy, MO

“Heaven has a new angel. Let's not forget to pray for the birth parents and family of Jillian who are also affected greatly by her passing. ”
84 of 98 | Posted by: Kelly Mobley - Greenville, SC

“Our hearts ache with so much pain and sympathy for you all. We pray that you will receive the strength and courage to carry on from moment to moment...Read More »
85 of 98 | Posted by: Scott, Deana, Bailey and Faith Zimmermann - MO

“Words seem inadequate to express the sadness felt by the loss of Jillian. Our hearts are with the Young & Lovelace families during this difficult...Read More »
86 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie & Bryan Hensley - Elsberry, MO

“Thinking of you with love and prayers in the loss of your beautiful Jillian .Our deepest sympathy to you and your family . ”
87 of 98 | Posted by: Debbie &Greg Smith - Elsberry, MO

“Kim, Bill, and Family My prayers are with all of you at this time of the loss of your daughter. May the Lord comfort and care for all of you. ...Read More »
88 of 98 | Posted by: Steve Ferris - Reynoldsburg, OH

“Our love, hearts and souls are with you at this surreal and tragic time. Words cannot express the grief and heartache we feel for you and your family...Read More »
89 of 98 | Posted by: Cindy & Larry Cordsiemon - MO

“We are praying that the Lord will be with your family and ease your pain Jillian was an amazing girl that has touch so many lives God Bless you all! ”
90 of 98 | Posted by: Frank and Angie Henke - Elsberry, MO

“Will and Family, There are no words to comfort you. I'm so sorry and will be praying for the entire family. ”
91 of 98 | Posted by: Jean Noll - St. Louis, MO

“Our hearts are prayers are with your family. David, Mary and Brian Johnson ”
92 of 98 | Posted by: David Johnson and family - SC

“There are no words of comfort at this sad time. Just know you and your family are in my prayers. Bill & Kim so sorry to hear about the loss of your...Read More »
93 of 98 | Posted by: Sally Metcalf - Medford, OR

“We cannot be there physically, but we stand with you in Spirit. May you and Kim and family find comfort in the God of Peace and Understanding...........Read More »
94 of 98 | Posted by: Lothar & Erika Behnke - Corinth, TX

“Jillian was one of the sweetest students I knew from my days of working at Elsberry school district. She was beautiful on the inside as well as the...Read More »
95 of 98 | Posted by: Carol Davis - Elsberry, MO

“Hopeing you find peace in your time of need. Never forgetting the great memories that were created through her short but wonderful lifetime. Keeping...Read More »
96 of 98 | Posted by: David and Tracie McNelly - MO

“Wishing you Peace to bring comfort, Courage to face the days ahead and Loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. May you be comforted by the...Read More »
97 of 98 | Posted by: Joe & Jaime Reed - Elsberry, MO

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
98 of 98 | Posted by: Larry & Kayla Carter and staff


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Funeral services for Jillian Anne Young of Elsberry, MO will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013 at the Elsberry High School Gymnasium under the direction of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home in Elsberry. Rev. Lance Long, pastor of Crestwood Baptist Church, St. Louis, MO, will officiate with burial in the Oak Ridge Cemetery near Elsberry. Serving as pallbearers will be Will Young, Craig Young, Richard Edmund "Bo" Young, Jimmy Lovelace, Bryan Collins, Ryan Collins, Eric Lovelace and Michael Lovelace.

Jillian, 17, died early Monday morning, March 4, 2013 the result of a car accident on Highway 79 near Winfield, MO. Born September 6, 1995 in Cincinnati, OH, she was the daughter of William Shaw and Kimberley Ann Lovelace Young. Jillian was a member of the Junior Class at Elsberry High School. Active in many extracurricular school activities and organizations, Jillian was a Cheerleader, a member of the National Honor Society and involved with Operation Backpack, and a member of FCCLA. Jillian also participated on the basketball and softball teams and served as the Varsity Boy's Basketball Manager during the year they went to the State Tournament.

For the past three years, Jillian was an active member of the Elsberry FFA Chapter. During her freshman year, she was on the Poultry Judging Contest Team; during sophomore year, she participated on the Nursery and Landscape Contest Team; and during her junior year she was a member of the Meat Evaluation Contest Team. She served as a Chapter Officer as the Sentinel this year. Jillian was also a member of the Ladies Trapshooting Team and was in the Top 15 on the FFA Points chart. She received the following awards during her FFA career: State Agri-science Plant Research Systems Proficiency Award, Chapter Nursery Operations Proficiency Award, FFA Scholarship Medal, FFA Leadership Medal and the Chapter FFA Degree.

Jillian was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Richard Borland and Elizabeth Criswell Young.

Survivors include her mother, Kimberley Lovelace-Young of Elsberry and father, William Young of Lake Saint Louis, MO; Kim's fiancé, Donnie Mantle of Elsberry; William's special friend, Marianne Knibbs of Lake Saint Louis; three brothers: Richard Edmund "Bo" Young of Elsberry, Will Young and his wife, Rebecca, and their son Hudson, of Collinsville, IL, and Craig Young and his wife, Rachel, of St. Louis, MO; her maternal grandparents, Wayne and Judy Lovelace of Elsberry; and Uncle Rob Lovelace and his wife, Janet, of Elsberry, Uncle Dick Young and his wife, Mary, of Gibsonia, PA, Uncle Bob Young of Cincinnati, and Aunt Bo Crispino and her husband, Chas, of Gibsonia. Jillian also leaves her boyfriend, Dillon Barber of Elsberry; her birth parents, Kristi Karaus O'Shea and Timothy Mobley; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives, classmates and many, many friends.

Visitation will be held after 3:00 p.m. Friday evening, March 8, 2013 at the Elsberry High School Gymnasium in Elsberry. Memorials may be made to the Jillian Young Memorial Scholarship Fund in care of Carter-Ricks Funeral Home, 107 South Fifth Street, Elsberry, MO 63343.