Death: Mar. 5, 1971
Published The Advocate March 7, 1971
YANCY, MRS. EFFIE JANE GORDON
Died at 6:30 p.m. Friday at Pike Memorial Hospital. She was 82, a resident of Greensburg, a native of St. Helena Parish and a retired teacher in st. Helena Parish. Body at Friendly service Funeral Home from 3 to 10 p.m. Monday. Religious services at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Turner's Chapel, AME Church, Greensburg. Burial in the church cemetery. survived by three daughters, Mrs. Vivian Y. Smith, Colfax, Miss Foretha Yancy, Greensburg, and Mrs. Audry Y. Harrison, Alexandria; six sons, Gordon and Dillon Yancy, both of Greensburg, and Robert, Lester, Clyde and Floyd Yancy, all of Baton Rouge; a son-in-law, O.D. Smith, Colfax; five daughters-in-law, and 13 grandchildren. She was a member of the St. Helena Baptist Church, the Household of Ruth No. 1619 and the Oak Grove Benevolent Society.