FROM THE CHILLICOTHE CONSTITUTION TRIBUNE, CHILLICOTHE, MISSOURI, MARCH 25, 1930
A LONG ILLNESS IS FATAL TO L.P. YANCEY
L.P. YANCEY PASSED AWAY AT HIS HOME ON JEFFERSON STREET MONDAY NIGHT SHORTLY AFTER EIGHT O'CLOCK
L. P. Yancey, for 31 years a resident of Chillicothe, passed away at his home, 815 Jefferson Street, Monday night at 8:15. Death was due to pernicious anemia and heart trouble. The body was removed to J. D. Gordon Funeral Home where it was prepared for burial and will be returned to the family home Thursday from which place funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock conducted by Rev. M. Q. Stevenson, pastor of the Presbyterian Church of which he was a member. Burial will be in Edgewood.
Although Mr. Yancey had been in failing health for some years he had not been confined to his bed until the past week.
Lyman Pryor Yancey was born at Palmyra, Missouri, November 5, 1863 and spent his boyhood and early manhood in that town. January 21, 1886 he married Mrs.* Effie Gaines of St. Louis. Three children were born of this union, one daugther, Mabel Yancey, having died in 1905.
Mr. and Mrs. Yancey moved to Chillicothe in 1899 and since that time have made their home in this city. Until eight years ago Mr. Yancey was connected to the Aldo Summers Drug Company of Quincy, Illinois, serving as vice-president of the corporation.
He is survived by this wife, Mrs. Effie E. Yancey, one daughter, Mrs. W. K. Hagerman of Denver, Colorado, and one son Lyman B. Yancey of St. Louis, and a granddaughter, Mary Ann Rensch, five sisters, Mrs. Ella D. Shale, Denver, Colorado; Mrs. E. J. Schwarts, Anthony, Kansas; Mrs. Leon Tansel, LaPlata, Missouri, Mrs. George L. Kelley, Knox City, Missouri, and Mrs. Virgillia Bancker Hill, Denver, Colorado.
*should be "Miss".
FROM THE CHILLICOTHE CONSTITUTION TRIBUNE, CHILLICOTHE, MISSOURI, MARCH 26, 1930
Funeral services for the late L. P. Yancey who died at his home at 815 Jefferson Street, Monday night will be held at 2:30 Thursday afternoon from the Gordon Funeral Chapel, instead of from the home as was announced in the Constitution Tribune last night. The services will be conducted by the Rev. M. Q. Stevenson, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be made at Edgewood. Mr. Yancey's son, Lyman B. Yancey of St. Louis arrived yesterday and his daughter, Mrs. W. K. Hagerman of Denver, Colorado, arrived this morning to attend the funeral services.