Feb 27, 2003, Memphis Tennessee
JOE A. YANCY, 72, of 2454 Carnes, retired from Jefferson Davis Nursery, died Tuesday at Saint Francis Hospital. M. J. Edwards and Sons Funeral Home has charge. He was a member of Philadelphia Missionary Baptist Church in Rossville. Mr. Yancy, the husband of Mary A. Yancy, also leaves three daughters, Marilyn Yancy Coleman, Cathy Yancy and Robirder Yancy Taylor, and five sons, John W. Yancy, Joe H. Yancy, Clifton E. Yancy, Robert R. Yancy and Maurice Yancy, all of Memphis; three sisters, Mary Louise Thomas of Memphis and Annie C. Vester and Helen Walker, both of Rossville; two brothers, John L. Walker and Don Walker, 17 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.