John Howard Yancey Sr.
(January 24, 1943 - October 11, 2012)
Rev. John Howard Yancey Sr. of Sterling Heights departed this life on October 11, 2012 at the age of 69. John was the beloved son of the late James Yancey and Elizabeth Yancey. John was the husband of Jacquelyn Yancey, father of John Yancey Jr., Kenneth L. Williams Jr. and 6 grandchildren. John is also survived by his siblings: Charles Yancey, Geraldine Craggette, Cheryl Yancey, Denise Yancey, Nancy Yancey, Keith Yancey, Jeff Yancey, and the late Wesley Yancey, Mary Yancey, Darryl Yancey a host other loving relatives and friends. Rev. Yancey was the assistant Pastor of Hill of Calvery Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. Yancey will lie in repose Friday October 19, 2012 from 12 noon to 8:00pm at Cobb's Funeral Home 151 Orchard Lake Road Pontiac, Michigan 48341. Rev. Yancey Homegoing celebrated will be conducted on Saturday October 20, 2012 at 11:00am Green Grove Missionary Baptist Church 2501 E. McNichols Road Detroit, Michigan (313) 892-4880. The family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00am Saturday at the church, and Rev. Yancey will be laid to rest at Detroit Memorial Park East 4280 East 13 Mile Road Warren, Michigan