We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell
Funeral services will be Monday, April 14, 2003 for 81 year old Melba
Yankey of Chester, IL who died Thursday, April 10, 2003 at the Senior
Manor Nursing Home in Sparta, IL.
She was born August 12, 1921 in Chester, IL, the daughter of Edward and
Augusta (Novack) Cheslick. She married Jesse Yankey on September 24, 1941
in Chester, IL and he preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Sandra Crawford of Chester, IL. One
son, Charles Yankey of St. Charles, MO. One sister, Delores Hornbostel of
Chester, IL. One brother, Lucas Cheslick of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Eight
grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren also survive.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers and
Friends may call after 4pm Sunday, April 13, 2003 at the Schroeder
McClure Funeral Chapel in Chester, IL.
Funeral services for Melba Yankey will be Monday, April 14, 2003 at
11am at the Schroeder McClure Funeral Chapel in Chester, IL with Msgr.
Dennis Schaefer and Rev. Phillip Keeton officiating. Burial will be in the
St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Chester, IL.
Memorials can be made to the family.