Ms. Kyra Lynn Young Saturday, May 27, 2000 - Monday, May 22, 2017
Kyra Lynn Young was born May 27, 2000 to Brian and Pamela Young in Overland Park, Ks. She was the middle child of three children.She received her education in the Kansas City, Kansas public school system, attending Claude Huyck elementary, Arrowhead Middle School, and as a result her academic excellence she was invited to attend Summer Academy of Arts and Science. She always took pride in her academic achievements and was a consistent honor roll student.At the early age of five years old Kyra became a student at Byrd’s Dance Studio. She was a fast learner and excelled in jazz, ballet, tap and gymnastics, which led to the discovery of her true passion...Cheer-leading. She began her cheer-leading journey at Arrowhead middle school and by her junior year at Sumner Academy she achieved her goal of making the Varsity cheer leading squad. Her favorite pastimes were watching YouTube vlogs, listening to her favorite artist Kehlani, watching reality TV shows, taking family trips, and she loved to eat. Kyra was a member of Sunflower Missionary Baptist Church where she was a part of the Praise Dance ministry. Kyra was called home to rest on May 22, 2017. She was a warm, loving, vibrant, enthusiastic daughter, niece, cousin, and friend. Kyra was loved by all who knew her and will be deeply missed. Kyra’s paternal grandmother, Melanie Lynn Young Halliburton preceded her in death. She leaves to warmly cherish her memory, her parents, Brian and Pamela Young; two brothers, Jordan Young and Jayden Young, all of the home. Her Maternal Grandmother, Cynthia Mabon (Aaron), her maternal Grandfather, Othree Johnson (Maricela), her paternal Grandfather, Lorn Brown Jr. (Bebe), paternal Grandfather, Elder Edward Halliburton ( LaTuessa), Great-Grandmother(s) Gladys Mitchell, Fannie Johnson, Hazel Byers, Alice Walker, all of Kansas City, a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. We Give reverence to the dead through service to the living.