Tuesday, February 2, 2010 9:06 AM CST
Bertie Dees Yancey, 98, of Van Buren died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010. She was a member of Bluff Avenue Baptist Church and a homemaker.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Fentress Mortuary Chapel with burial at Oak Cemetery.
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She is survived by a daughter, Thelma Rocillo of Fort Smith; three sons, Glenn and Carl Thompson, both of Fort Smith, and Maurice Thompson of Little Rock; a sister, Jewel King of Fort Smith; nine grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Rice, Glenn and Maurice Thompson and Michael Rocillo.
The family will visit with friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.