Yancey, Sarah H. 351203 p2
[1935 in California]
Mrs. Sarah Yancey Buried Wednesday at Newman; Mrs. Sarah H. Yancey, aged widow of the late T. G. Yancey, who was one of the first of Newman's business men, died at Los Angeles Monday afternoon from an apoplectic stroke. Mrs. Yancey has made her home in the south since shortly after the death of her husband, twenty years ago this month. She is survived by one son, John H. Yancey of Newman, and two daughters, Mrs. George Humphrey of Los Angeles, and Mrs. Mabel Y. Smith of Stockton. The remains were brought to Newman by Davis & Sons. Funeral services were held at the Davis chapel Wednesday afternoon at 2. Rev. Aaron Breeze of Modesto, who was pastor of the Presbyterian church during Mrs. Yancey's residence here, officiated at the ceremony. Pallbearers were grandsons of the deceased, Thomas and Joel Yancey, Roy Sims, George Humphreys, Yancey and John Smith. Floral offerings were very numerous and lovely. The services at the cemetery were in charge of the Eastern Star, of which order Mrs. Yancey was a veteran member, and the first Matron of the Newman Chapter.