68 year old Dessie Young of Sparta died Saturday at NHC Healthcare Center of Smithville. She was retired from Omega Apparel. The funeral will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Peeled Chestnut Church. Gary Farris will officiate and burial will be in the Peeled Chestnut Cemetery. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Martha Dobson Hicks; three brothers, and two sisters. Survivors include her husband Willie Young of Sparta. Four children, Lloyd and his wife Raeanne Young of Michigan City Indiana, Gail and her husband Frosty Osborne of Rolling Prairie Indiana, Arlene and her husband James Daniels of Sparta, and Greg Young of Sparta. Thirteen grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, five step-great grandchildren, one step great great grandchild, and three sisters. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. and Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 11:00 a.m.