Barbara Young

Obituary of Barbara Young

Barbara Lynn Young, age 70, was a kindhearted and caring mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, and friend.  She went home to be with the Lord and fly with the angels on January 31, 2022.


Barbara was born on September 21, 1951, in Wyandotte, Michigan to parents Wilma Jean and Emery Lee Mullins. Barbara also has a brother, Larry Mullins. 


Barbara was a Social Worker, she enjoyed helping others.  She was a Lead Job Coach for individuals with special needs. She also helped others through her service at Project Search, M.A.S.H. Village, and the Disabilities Resource Center at UNLV. Barbara received her Associates of General Studies and Associates of Applied Science (Graphic Technology) from the Community College of Southern Nevada, and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from UNLV in August 2002. She was a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the Las Vegas Avicultural Society.


Barbara had a faith in God and Jesus that carried her through many difficult times, and she was a blessing to everyone she met. She loved to talk with others, and she graced everyone with her beautiful smile. Barbara loved being with friends and family, taking care of her pet birds, watching hummingbirds, and visiting the ocean. She enjoyed taking ballet, jazz, and other dance classes with Elise Vallee at The Backstage Dance Studio. Barbara loved angels and enjoyed angel collectibles. For those who knew Barbara, she ended every conversation with the phrase "Angel Hugs". 


Barbara was met at the gates of heaven by her parents, Wilma Jean and Emery Mullins; Aunt Helen Czabot and Uncle Harry Czabot. Those left to cherish her precious memories are her daughter Melissa Hoffman; son Jason Bouchard and his wife, Kim Bouchard; grandchildren Trenton Bouchard, Emma Bouchard, Jacob Hoffman, and Ethan Hoffman; pet birds Jellybean, Sunshine, and Ricochet and many other beloved friends and family. 


Barbara’s Memorial Service will be held on Monday, February 7, 2022, at 10 am at Kraft-Sussman Funeral Services.


My Angel Up in Heaven
by Dave Hedges


My angel up in heaven, I wanted you to know,

I feel you watching over me, everywhere I go.

I wish you were here with me, but that can never be,

Memories of you in my heart, that only I can see.


My angel up in heaven, I hope you understand,

That I would give anything, if I could hold your hand.

I'd hold you oh so tightly, and never let you go,

And all the love inside of me, to you I would show.

My angel up in heaven, for now we are apart.

You'll always live inside of me, deep within my heart.


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