HENDERSON, KY - Henry C. Yancy, 89, Hebbardsville, passed away at 4:15 a.m. Sunday, July 17, 2011, at Lucy Smith King Care Center. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Carla Hughes, who passed away in 2006; and his parents, Richard H. Yancy and Tillie Corwin Powell.
Survivors include his wife of 69 years, Stella Yancy; one son, Dennis Yancy of Robards; three daughters, Stella Baxter and Linda Gordon, both of Hebbardsville, and Donna Risley of Baskett; one brother, Robert Powell of Shawneetown; two sisters, Peggy Nash of Henderson and Edna Tunget of Owensboro; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews
Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home. The Rev. Mayer Van Bussum will officiate. Burial will be in Cash Creek Cemetery in Henderson County.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Anthony’s Hospice.