Martha E. Yeager
April 11, 1934 ‒ May 09, 2019
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Martha E. Yeager, 85, of Mount Vernon passed away on Thursday morning, May 9, 2019 at her home surrounded by family. She was born on April 11, 1934 in Saint Louisville to the late William and Edith (Gearhart) McQueen.
Martha retired from the Mount Vernon City Schools and Knox Community Hospital, where she was a Pharmacy Tech. She enjoyed quilting and was a member of the Knox Quilters Guild and also the Mulberry St. United Methodist Church.
Martha is survived by her children, James Michael (Judy) Yeager of Athens, David (Bonnie) Yeager of Howard and Laura (Ron) Anderson of Rushville; eight grandchildren, Daniel Yeager, Justin Yeager, Leslie (Andrew) Saunders, Bryan (April) Yeager, Timothy (Brooke) Williams, Katie Williams, Jessica Anderson and Jeremy (Brittany) Anderson; six great grandchildren, Joscelynn, Grayson, Aiden, Skyler, Ryder and Chloe; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, James H. Yeager on March 2, 2019; brothers, Samuel, David, Joseph, James, John, William and Isaac McQueen; sisters, Pearl Parkinson, Ruth Blubaugh and Edith Keyes; and half brothers, Paul, Willis, Frederick, Kenneth and Carroll McQueen.
The family will receive friends from 5-7PM on Monday, May 13, 2019 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, beginning at 11AM, with Rev. Jerry Ernst officiating. Martha will be laid to rest beside her husband, Jim at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050.
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