Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Obituary of James Henry Yancey (1935-2007)

James Henry Yancey
Mar 27, 2007 - 11:47:19 pm CDT

Pelham, NC - It is with profound sorrow we announce the death of Mr. James Henry Yancey of 5048 Allison Rd. Pelham, NC, who died Monday, March 19, 2007 in the Danville Regional Medical Center, Danville, VA. He was a native of Caswell County, NC, the son of the late Odie Yancey and Mary Graves Yancey, born August 26, 1935. He was educated in the Caswell County Schools. He was a member of Red Hill Baptist Church and was an employee of Caswell Tire before retirement. He was married to Annie Yancey.

His survivors are: wife, Mrs. Annie Yancey of the home; two sons, James Henry Yancey, Jr. of Pelham and Master Sgt. Michael Earl Yancey (Terry) of US Air Force Iraq; three daughters, Mrs. Sharon Yancey Holloway (Rev. David) of Danville, Mrs. Angel Yancey Patrick (George of Pelham, and Mrs. Annie Yancey Sellars (Edward) of Burlington; three brothers, Mr. Franklin R. Yancey (Lillie) of Pelham, Mr. Clarence P. Yancey (Marjorie) of Eden, and Mr. Willard D. Yancey of Yanceyville; one sister, Mrs. Mary V. Brock (Wayne) of Baltimore, MD; five grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services for Mr. James Henry Yancey, Sr. were Saturday, March 24, 2007 at 1:00 pm at Red Hill Baptist Church. Interment was in the church cemetery. Pastor Gregory Hopkins delivered the eulogy. All arrangements for Mr. James Henry Yancey were entrusted to Fulton Funeral Home, 219 Dillard School Dr. Yanceyville, NC.

Source: The Caswell Messenger, 27 March 2007.

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