Jerry Yancey ('59) [posted September 8, 2003] - From The Commercial Appeal, September 5, 2003:
JERRY LYNN YANCEY, 62, of Memphis, account manager for Lilly Co., died Tuesday [September 2, 2003] at his home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday [September 6, 2003] at Forest Hill Funeral Home East with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown. He was a Methodist, and volunteer of the year and fund-raiser for Special Olympics and served on the Special Olympics Board. Mr. Yancey, the husband of Becky Yancey for 41 years, also leaves a son, Dr. Jerry L. Yancey Jr. of Burlington, Iowa; his mother, Mary Ellen Walton Shoaf of Covington, and a brother, William Sims Yancey of Laguna Niguel, Calif. The family requests that memorials be sent to Memphis Special Olympics.