We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home and Cremation Service
Donna “Gail” Young Hockaday, 73, of Franklinton, passed away peacefully Friday morning, July 8, 2022 surrounded by her family at the William M. Dunlap Center for Caring.
Mrs. Hockaday was born in Franklin County to the late Albright & Josephine Horton Young on June 1, 1949. She was a long-time member of Brassfield Baptist Church and a member of the Brassfield Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. After 20 years of service, she retired from banking where she met numerous people.
A funeral service will be held at 1 o’clock, Wednesday afternoon, July 13, 2022 at Brassfield Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mrs. Hockaday is survived by her husband of 55 years, Clyde Hockaday; children, Ronda Hockaday Ward & husband Brian of Creedmoor and Greg Hockaday & wife Rose of Franklinton; grandchildren, Madison Ward of Creedmoor and Dylan Hockaday of Franklinton; sister, Debbie Duke & husband Mike of Spring Hope; mother-in-law, Mary Y. Hockaday of Creedmoor; sisters-in-law, Ann Young of Louisburg and Jeanette Perkins of Creedmoor; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family. She is preceded in death by her brothers, Bobby Young, Herbert Young, Sr. and Jeffrey Glenn; father-in-law, Lynwood O. Hockaday.
Flowers are welcome or contributions can be made to Brassfield Baptist Church, c/o Shirley Lane, 601 15th Street, Butner, NC 27509-1911.
Friends may visit with the family from 6:00-8:00 pm, Tuesday evening, July 12, 2022 at Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, Wake Forest (919-556-7400)