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Alfreda Young

January 14, 1934 May 18, 2022
Alfreda Young
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Alfreda Cobb Young better known as “Freda” was born and raised in Greenville, Florida. she was born to the late Minister David Cobb, Jr. and Willie Mae Cobb. She attended Greenville Training School and Lincoln High School.She married the love of her life on October 23, 1954, Fletcher D. Young, Sr. At the early age of 9, she received her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. She was employed by Sunland Training Center in Gainesville, Florida for many years.Later her family moved to Detroit, Michigan where she retired from General Motors Corporation.She was a faithful servant at Memorial Tabernacle First Born Church of the Living God and later become First Lady at Greater First Born Church of the Living God.Shortly after her retirement, she moved back to Gainesville, Florida where she joined Pilgrim Rest Church of God In Unity and was faithful in all her duties.On Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 2:05pm, she fell asleep in the Lord and he gently carried her home. She was a wonderful, loving and kind. She loved the Lord and her family and friends. She was a devoted wife, mother, motherin-law, grandmother, great grandmother, godmother, first lady and friend. She enjoyed gospel concerts and spending time with her
family.
Freda leaves precious memories to cherish forever: Daughters, Kay Patterson and Addrenia Y. Gordon (devoted son-in-law, Curtis); stepdaughter, Melvina Harrison; sons, Fletcher D. Young, Jr. and Michael Rich (Lydia); devotedgrandchildren,Marilyn Treadwell, Tamleia Young-Lawson (Malcom), Ronald Patterson, Jr., Curtis Gordon, Fernandez Bryant, Michelle Rich, Myisha Rich, Leigh Joy McCain, Olayem Awofadeju, Oluwao-toy Awofadeju, Shekine Awofadeju, Sarah Williams and Simon Griffin; godchildren, Floretha Bryant, Athena Brown, Vivian Jackson, Jesse Taylor, Car Hill (Lashawn), Lorenzo Murray, Gwen Williams; best friend, Deaconess Rosetta Williams; a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, family and sorrowing friends

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Visitation

Friday

3

Jun

4:00 PM 6/3/2022 4:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 6/3/2022 6:00:00 PM
Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Gainesville

727 NW 2nd Street
Gainesville, FL 32601

Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Gainesville
727 NW 2nd Street Gainesville 32601 FL
United States

Visitation

Friday

3

Jun

6:30 PM 6/3/2022 6:30:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/3/2022 8:00:00 PM
Pilgrim Rest Church Of God In Unity

1714 NE 8th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32641

Pilgrim Rest Church Of God In Unity
1714 NE 8th Avenue Gainesville 32641 FL
United States

Service

Saturday

4

Jun

11:00 AM 6/4/2022 11:00:00 AM
Gainesville Christian Center

1433 NE 16 Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32601

Gainesville Christian Center
1433 NE 16 Avenue Gainesville 32601 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pine Grove Cemetery Final Resting Place

401 SE 21 Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32641

401 SE 21 Ave. Gainesville 32641 FL
United States
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