January 29, 2009
Saturday, March 14, 2009 2:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Saturday, March 14 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Linda W. Yates, of Mechanicsburg passed away Thursday, January 29, 2009 at Community Hospital in Springfield, OH.
She was born July 23, 1946 in Urbana the daughter of John Edgar and Miriam (Grubb) Wiant.
Linda was a 1964 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School. She was also a member of the Amvets. She loved her cats and especially enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter, Miriam “Beth” (Dan) Nonno of Massillon, OH; son, John (Lisa) Yates of Mechanicsburg; grandchildren, Vance, Davis, Mia, Joseph, and Jefferson; brother, James (Helen) Wiant of California; sisters, Jane W. (George) Toops of Mechanicsburg and Sarah W. (John) Bain of California. She is also survived by the father of her children and husband of 31 years, Vernon David Yates of Mechanicsburg and several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Following Linda’s wishes, her body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2009 in SKILLMAN, MCDONALD, & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg where family and friends may call one hour prior . A burial will take place following the service at Fairview Cemetery, Mutual.
Memorial contributions may be made in Linda’s memory to the American Lung Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.