YATES, BETH ANN (CRAIG) — Beth Ann Craig Yates, 47, of Winnemucca, Nev., formerly of Clarion, died of breast cancer Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2005, at her home. Born Nov. 23, 1957, in Clarion, she was the daughter of Hunter and Martha Craig. She was a 1975 graduate of Clarion High School and a 1980 graduate of Clarion University. Mrs. Yates moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1984 and then to Winnemucca in 1987. She was married in Winnemucca Nov. 17, 1990, to Greg Yates, who survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Rachel and Chloe of Winnemucca; her mother, Martha Craig of Clarion; a brother, Bill Craig and sister-in-law, Susan Turner, of Camp Hill; a brother, Bruce Craig and sister-in-law, Lisa Craig, of Butler; a niece, April Shaffer of Washington, D.C.; a sister, Brenda Lenhart, a nephew, Randall Lenhart Jr., and a niece, Stephanie Lenhart of Virginia Beach, Va. Mrs. Yates was preceded in death by her father. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, in Winnemucca Christian Fellowship. Arrangements are in charge of the Albertson Funeral Home in Winnemucca. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, Texas, 75265.
YEANY, ROBERTA M. (McCALL) — Roberta M. McCall Yeany, 73, of Shippenville, Paint Township, died unexpectedly at 2:20 a.m. Monday, June 14, 2004, in Hamot Medical Center, Erie, following a brief illness. Born Jan. 4, 1931, in Monroe Township, Curllsville, she was the daughter of William Robert and Myrna Alice Bashline McCall. She was a 1949 graduate of Clarion High School. Mrs. Yeany was employed in the office of Owens-Illinois Glass Plant, Clarion, for a number of years. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family, playing bingo and reading. Mrs. Yeany was of the Methodist faith. She was married at the McCall homestead, Clarion, May 16, 1959, to William A. Yeany Sr., who survives. Also surviving are six children, Tara Lynn Mortimer and husband, Rick, of Sligo, Kimberly Sue Yeany of Hubbard, Ohio, Jeffrey E. Yeany and wife, Janice, of Day City, William A. Yeany Jr. and wife, Janie, of Clarion RD, Paula Yeany Ekard and husband, Chet, of California and Tim Yeany of California; 11 grandchildren, Amy Mortimer Clark and husband, Lee, of Marlborough, Mass., Elizabeth Mortimer of State College, Kylie Yeany and Corbin Yeany, both of Day City, Jeremiah "JD" Pleasant of Hubbard, Ohio, Brandon Yeany of Hubbard, Ohio, Robert J. Yeany of Virginia, William J. Yeany of Clarion and Tasha Ekard, Austin Yeany and Hayden Yeany, all of California; one great-grandchild, Damon Yeany of Clarion; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Yeany was preceded in death by one brother, William E. "Buck" McCall, who was killed in a plane crash in 1954 while serving with the U.S. Air Force; and a sister Willivene Downs Futcher, who died in 2003. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Robert V. Burns Funeral Home, Clarion. Funeral services and burial will be private. Memorials may be made to the Clarion Library, Main Street, Clarion, 16214, or to the Clarion-Forest VNA, Knox, 16232. Source: Derrick.
YINGLING, ARTHUR R. — Arthur R. Yingling, 83, of Centerville RD4, a Clarion County native, died at 9:27 am Monday in Titusville Hospital. Born November 11, 1898, in Perry Township, Clarion County, he was the son of James Burl and Mary Jane Thompson Yingling. He was married June 9, 1921, in Clarion to the former Bertrelle Elizabeth Rank, who survives. Mr. Yingling operated Knight's Creamery at Leatherwood from 1924 to 1935. He then moved to Titusville where he owned and operated Yingling Brothers Dairy until 1961 when he retired. He was a member of the First Untied Presbyterian Church. Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Mrs. Alfred (Lois) Sterling of Albuquerque, N.M.; two sons, Earl Yingling of Titusville and Glenn Yingling of Newark Valley, N.Y.; a sister, Mrs. Claude (Zora) Henry of Sligo; four brothers, Carl Yingling of Oseola, Clair Yingling of Rimersburg, Lloyd Yingling of Gibsonia, and Homer Yingling of Mars; seven grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death were a brother, Richard Yingling, and a sister, Ellen McCullough. The Gordon B. Garret Funeral Home in Titusville is in charge of arrangements. Submitted by Linda Walls.
YINGLING, HOMER B. — Homer B. YINGLING, 89, formerly of Curllsville, died November 17, 1997. Born June 7, 1908 in Monroe Township, Clarion County, son of James Burl and Mary Jane (Thompson) Yingling. Leader Vindicator November 19, 1997
YODER, IDA MAY (SMITH) — Mrs. Ida May Yoder, of Summerville, formerly of Hawthorn, died Friday, March 8, 1974 at 4:20 p.m. at Clarion Hospital at the age of eighty-eight years. Born February 9, 1886 in Limestone township, Clarion County, she was the daughter of Albert and Sarah M. (Bashline) Smith. She was married to David William Yoder June 16, 1915 at Curllsville. Mr. Yoder preceded her in death December 8, 1890. Surviving are six children: Mrs. Lucile Carlson, of Oak Ridge; Helen, wife of Lawrence Adams, Edwin Smith, of Shippenville, Joyce, wife of William Yoder, of Summerville; Rev. Ray Yoder, of Sligo; and Edgar M. Yoder, of Nashport, O. A daughter, Mrs. Truitt, preceded her in death October 30, 1968. Seventeen grandchildren, thirty-two great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchildren also survive as does one sister, Mrs. Estella McHenry, of Sligo. Funeral services were held on Monday, March 11 at 2:00 p.m. at the Charles D. Alcorn Funeral Home in Hawthorn with Rev. James R. Long, pastor of the Summerville United Methodist Church officiating. Interment was in the Churchville cemetery at Licking township, Clarion county. Jefferson Democrat(?), 1974, transcribed by Kevin Thompson.
YODER, WILLIAM JOSEPH RAYVAUGH (REV) — The Rev. William Joseph Rayvaughn "Ray" Yoder, 85, of Bell Run Road, Fairmont, W.Va., died Friday, Sept. 21, 2007 at his home. Born Dec. 2, 1921, in Fairmount City, he was a son of the late David William Harrison and Ida Smith Yoder. He graduated from Hawthorne High School. A veteran of World War II, he served with the U.S. Army. He retired from Rex-Hide Rubber Works. The Rev. Ray Yoder, as he was known when he was preaching, was a retired minister with more than 30 years of service, mainly as pastor of Hillville Wesleyan Methodist Church. He was an ordained minister of the Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Connection. He most enjoyed time spent with his family and was well known for his good sense of humor and wit. He enjoyed reading. He was married Jan. 28, 1943, to Evelyn Louise Drayer. He is survived by one son, the Rev. Ronald Yoder and his wife, Kathryn, of Fairmont, W.Va.; one daughter, Nancy Stearns and her husband, the Rev. Rodney, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; and five grandchildren, Tim Stearns and his wife, Margarette, Carla Norris and her husband, William, Rhonda Nicholas and her husband, Daryl, Scott Yoder and his wife, Becky, and Naomi Meyers and her husband, Leonard. Survivors also include 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters Joyce Bish and her husband, Darrell, of California and Maretta Smith of Sligo; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn Louise Drayer Yoder; his second wife, Naomi Gertrude Swogger Yoder; one brother, Edgar Yoder; and three sisters Mae Truitt, E. Lucille Carlson and Helen Adams. Friends may call from 4 to 9 p.m. today at the Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street, Fairmont, W.Va., and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Richard D. Hillis Funeral Home in Rimersburg. The Rev. Yoder will lie in state from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at the Allegheny Wesleyan Methodist Church of Wildcat, near Rimersburg. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the church with the Rev. William Cope and the Rev. Gary Winemiller officiating. Full military honors will be accorded by members of the Rimersburg VFW and American Legion ceremonial squad. Interment will be at Churchville Cemetery in Curllsville.
YORI, CHARLOTTE JEAN — Charlotte Jean "Tillie" Yori, 74, of Colerain Street, Sligo, died at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2007, at Clarion Hospital following a sudden illness. Born Feb. 27, 1933, in Hawkville, Armstrong County, she was a daughter of the late Alice Rosina Yori. She attended the Hawkville School and was a member of the New Athens Church of God of Prophesy in Rimersburg. Miss Yori was a 20-year resident of Sligo, and she was a familiar face at all the stores in Sligo as she made her rounds. She was a daily helper at the Korner Restaurant in Sligo. She is survived by a daughter, Marie Strauser and her husband, George, of Rimersburg; and three boys, Delbert T. Hockenberry Jr. of Rimersburg, Charles L. Hockenberry and his wife, Donna H., of Natrona Heights, and Donald J. Hockenberry and his wife, Sue, of Sligo. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Kathy Miller and her husband, Drew, of Parker, and George Strauser Jr. of Rimersburg; the Hockenberry grandchildren, Mike, Tim, Brett, Charlotte, Charles Jr., Danielle, Dolores, Fred Jr., Katlin, Brittany, and Fred Vasbinder and his wife, Amy; and four great-grandchildren, Alicia, Zack, Quentin and Landon. In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by one brother, Delbert; and one boy, Fred Hockenberry Sr. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Richard D. Hillis Funeral Home in Rimersburg and from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the New Athens Church of God of Prophesy. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the New Athens Church of God of Prophesy with the Rev. Leonard Goughler, pastor of the church, officiating. Interment will follow at Rimer Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the New Athens Church of God of Prophesy, Rimersburg, 16248. Derrick 6/19/2007.
ZEWE, MARY JANE (MECHESNEY) — Mary Jane Zewe, 73, of Traister Road, Rimersburg, died at 4:50 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, 2008, in the Clarion Hospital following an illness. Born Jan. 31, 1935, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Samuel Edgar and Genevieve Mary "Jane" Lennon Mechesney. Mrs. Zewe attended St. John the Baptist Catholic School, North Side, Pittsburgh. She enjoyed being a homemaker for her family and her grandchildren. Mrs. Zewe was married in Pittsburgh May 27, 1953, to Roy William Zewe Jr., who survives. Also surviving are one son, Roy William Zewe III of Rimersburg; three daughters and their husbands, Bette L. and John Remmick of Sligo, Mary Jane and Michael DiPippa and Cathy Lyn and Roger Blystone, all of Rimersburg; eight grandchildren, John Remmick Jr. and wife, Lisa, of Sligo, Frank Remmick and wife, Rebecca, of Sligo; Jill DiPippa of Rimersburg, Krista DiPippa of Rimersburg, Roger Blystone III, Rory Blystone, Ashlyn Blystone and Autumn Blystone, all of Rimersburg; and four great-grandchildren, Kloe, Jay, Frankee and Ethan Remmick, all of Sligo. She also is survived by one brother, William James Mechesney of Pittsburgh; and two sisters, Elizabeth Balzer and husband, Robert, of Springdale and Martha Perella of Pittsburgh. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter, Leah Lynn Remmick, March 24, 1999. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 p.m. today and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Richard D. Hillis Funeral Home, Rimersburg. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home with the Rev. Thomas C. Pesci, pastor of the East Brady Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will follow in the Rimersburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Baptist Church, East Brady, 16028, or to the Gideons Cry Ministry International, in care of the Rev. Chris Bowser, P.O. Box 44, Newmine, 16244.
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