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MSgt. Frances Naomi Mckoy-Young, USAF, Ret.

MSgt. Frances Naomi Mckoy-Young, USAF, Ret.
  • December 9, 1951 - October 25, 2017
  • Ladson, South Carolina

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“Im sorry I just found out a few days before Thanksgiving. Im no longer,living in Charleston, so its hard to know of these things. I remember those...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Maria Ramos - Hickory, NC

“Im sorry I just found out a few days before Thanksgiving. Im no longer,living in Charleston, so its hard to know of these things. I remember those...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Maria Ramos - Hickory, NC

“I do well remember working with Frances at Bass Hotels & Resorts (now IHG). I am deeply saddened by her passing. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Wright Williams - Clinton, NC

“I had the pleasure of working with Frances for 8 plus years. Her laughter, her singing, and most of all her heart felt wisdom will surely be missed....Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Leslie Elder - John's Island, SC

“Frances will truly be missed and my condolences go out to her family. She was my trainer at Bass hotels (IHG) and made such an impressive impact I'll...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Carla Boyd - SUMMERVILLE, SC

“A wonderful person I got to know working at JCP 2964. Sweet lady, loving, caring. You will be missed dearly ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Dominique Fishburne - SC

“Such a great co-worker and friend. Heaven has truly gained a wonderful woman and she will sincerely be missed. We love you Ms. Frances! ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Kathy Marckel - Charleston, SC

National President of the Fleet Reserve Association “Frances was a co-worker of my wife, Maryln (Minnie) at J.C. Penney. She and I became very good friends since we both served our country in the armed...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Donald Mucheck - North Charleston, SC

National President of the Fleet Reserve Association “Frances was a co-worker of my wife, Maryln (Minnie) at J.C. Penney. She and I became very good friends since we both served our country in the armed...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Donald Mucheck - North Charleston, SC


Air Force

MSgt. Frances Naomi Mckoy-Young, USAF, Ret., daughter of the late Hester McKoy (1998) and Mary McKoy, was born on December 12th, 1951 in Wilmington, NC. And she was later on taken home on October 25th, 2017 by our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. But during those almost 66 years she had an amazing journey and was blessed to see so many amazing people and places.

She spent most of her adolescent years in Wilmington, NC and graduated from New Hanover High School. With a strong desire to travel and see the world, Momma joined the United States Air Force. She traveled within the United States and all over the world and spent 21 years of her life serving her country. She finally retired, settling in Charleston, SC. She also, progressed her mind by obtaining an Associates Degree from Trident Tech. Momma also worked for Bass Hotel and Resorts, but later finished her career at JC Penney's. During her travels she developed a lot of long lasting relationships. Momma was the type of person that people respected and loved so very much. She loved very deep and hard. She would do anything to help friends, family and even strangers. Momma took people in her home and cared for them as if they were her own. She also showed her love for people through cooking and hospitality. She was known as a giver, a protector, a provider, a close friend, a great mother and grandmother! In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her big sister, Sandra Bryant and little sister Joyce Maria. Surviving to carry on her love, memories and great legacy are: her only child Cornell Young II, married to Dana Young; Two Grandchildren, Celina Grace and Anna Kori; sisters, Gladys, Twin Rosa Maria, Daisy, Tracy and host of ... READ MORE →