Allen Ray Young

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Allen Ray Young (’49), Decatur :: He was a member of the Geezles fraternity. Young became a teacher in Decatur Junior High after graduation, but left briefly to become a corporal in the US Army from 1951 to 1952 in Germany during the Korean War. He returned to teaching for 38 years before retiring as principal of Decatur Elementary School. After retirement, he worked on his farm and served on the Slidell School Board and was an active member of the Sycamore Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Nelda Ramey Young (’68).

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