Thursday, October 30, 2008

Wanda H. Yeager, 73, of Independence, passed away Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, at The Groves, Independence.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. today (Wednesday) at Faith Community Center in Oak Grove.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. with inurnment at Rocky Comfort Cemetery, Rocky Comfort.

She was born on Sept. 20, 1935 in Exeter, the daughter of Robert and Myrtle Harrison. She married Don R. Bailey on Aug. 22, 1954, and later married John C. Yeager on May 20, 1980, who preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 1984.

In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by her father Robert Harrison, two brothers, Larry and Johnny Harrison, one daughter, Cathy Anderson, and a grandson, Robert Byam.

survivors include: her mother, Myrtle Harrison, of Marionville; two daughters, Donna Byam and her husband, Brad, of Oak Grove, and Michelle Starks, of Blue Springs; son-in-law, Jim Anderson, of Camden Point; eight grandchildren; four brothers, Dale Harrison, of Springfield, Keith Harrison, of Exeter, Bobby Harrison, of Exeter, and Darrell Harrison, of Monett; and one sister, Patty Ratzlaff, of Billings.

Arrangements were by Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove.