PETERSTOWN, WV - Evelyn Ruth Houchins Young, age 79, passed away Tuesday November 6, 2007 at Carilion Giles Memorial Hospital, Pearisburg. VA., after an extended illness. She was a resident of Riverview Nursing Home in Rich Creek, VA., formerly residing in Peterstown, WV. Evelyn was born November 28, 1927 at Pipestem, WV., and was the daughter of the late Carl J Houchins and Ida Lilly Houchins Switzer. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Clarence Ray Young, a brother, Carl J. Houchins, Jr. and her step father, Ira Switzer. Evelyn was a homemaker and a member of the Cashmere Baptist Church. Survivors include her daughter, Brenda Treese of Erie, PA., four grandchildren, and thirteen great grandchildren; one brother, Thomas J. Houchins and wife Louise of Peterstown, WV., a sister-in-law, Delores Houchins of Dalton, OH., one uncle, Roscoe Lilly of Pipestem, WV., and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday November 9, 2007 at the Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, WV., with Rev. John Offenberger officiating. Burial will follow at the Sunrise Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Rich Creek, VA. Friends may call from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday November 8, 2007 at the funeral home. Online guest book can be signed or condolences sent to the Young family at www.broyles-shrewsbury.com. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown, WV.