June Young of Hayes, passed away on Oct. 13, 2020 as a result of natural causes at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital. Her husband, Roger Havens Young, was holding her hand. June was 86 years old. She was the eldest of seven children of Elzie and Alice Ross of Tift County, Georgia. June was a magna cum laude graduate of Valdosta State College. She was a public school teacher and homemaker. She loved to cook and share her dishes with her many friends. She was an active member of St. Therese Catholic Church; the Theresian Society, past president; the Walter Reed Garden Club; Gloucester County Master Gardeners’ Association; Daughters of the American Revolution.
Other activities were square dancing. She and Roger were members of Merry Mixers, Stepping Stones, and Triangle Square dancing groups. In 1993, June was preceded in death by her children’s father, Edwin Alvin Cottle. In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Dr. Elizabeth Cottle-Carver Cyr (Dennis) of Stillwater, Okla., Caroline Louise-Snyder-Doye (David) of The Villages, Fla. and Williamsburg; siblings, John O. Ross (Ana) of Jacksonville, Fla., Sylvia Ross Cooper Rogers (Ernie) of Thomson, Ga., Jan Ross Dunn (Terry) of Omega, Kay Ross Davis of Tifton, Miss Pat Ross of Omega, Danny S. Ross (Jan) of Tifton. Also, five grandchildren, Matthew Cottle Carver (Kelly) of Austin, Texas, Julianna Snyder Musko of Williamsburg, Rebecca Snyder Hughes of Williamsburg, Jonathan Cottle Snyder of Colorado Springs, Colo., Jason Ross Carver, DVM (Breann) of Tulsa, Okla.; five great-grandchildren, Ollie June Carver, Quinn Carver, Harvey Carver, Alex Hughes and Reggie Krepts. A Mass of the Resurrection officiated by Father Gregory Kandt will be held at noon on Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020, in St. Therese Catholic Church. In memory of our loved one, contributions may be made to St. Therese Catholic Church, 6262 Main Street, Gloucester, Va. 23061. Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.