Amy Harrell Young

Amy Harrell Young, age 47, of Elizabeth City, NC died on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at her home.

Born on November 16, 1973 in Pasquotank County, NC to Annette Russell Luther and the late Billy Parker Harrell, she was a hairdresser. Her kids were her life. Amy loved her dogs and the beach was definitely her happy place. Amy paved her own road. She was as tough as nails and could do anything she set her mind to. She enjoyed hanging out with friends and was a happy, loving person.

She is survived by two sons, Connor S. Young and Evan P. Young (and his girlfriend Maile Kennedy), all of Elizabeth City; a brother, Thomas Harrell (Joy) also of Elizabeth City; her nieces, Madison and Sydney; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00p.m. on Monday, October 4, 2021 at Victory Baptist Church, 684 Old Hertford Hwy., Elizabeth City, NC 27909 with Pastor Reggie Parker and Pastor Dan Moore officiating. Burial will be in New Hollywood Cemetery. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is serving the family of Ms. Young.

Memorial donations may be made to Victory Christian School, 684 Old Hertford Highway, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 or to Prader-Willi Syndrome Association/USA, 8588 Potter Park Drive, Suite 500, Sarasota, FL 34238 or online at

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