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Della Young

PARK HILLS — Della Marie Young, 100 of Park Hills, passed away August 9, 2012 at Country Meadows Nursing Center. She was born January 30, 1912 in Beulah, MO to the late Daniel and Ida Mae (Watts) Firebaugh. Della was a loving mother who raised six children by herself for many years before marrying her second husband.

In addition to her parents, Della was also preceded in death by her first husband, Alfred Rutherford; husband, Fred Ribble; husband, Dude Young; two daughters, Dimple Davis and June Stevens; son, Alfred Rutherford; one grandson; one great-grandson; three brothers and two sisters.

Della is survived by three daughters, Peggy (Mrs. Don) Fraser of Springfield, OR, Mae (Mrs. Tony) Poat of Anaheim, CA, Ann (Mrs. Dave) Stebbins of Anaheim, CA; son, Dennis Ribble of Austin, TX; twenty-six grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; niece, Elsie Gordon.

Visitation will be Friday, August 17, 2012 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the C. Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Bonne Terre. Service will be Saturday at 10:00 a.m. at the C. Z. Boyer & Son Chapel in Bonne Terre. Burial will follow at Beulah Cemetery in Madison County. View obituary and share condolences online at

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