A Few 1967 Arizona Obituaries

All obituaries were taken from The Arizona Republic unless otherwise indicated.

YANCY, Loyd V.

Glendale -- Loyd V. Yancy, 74, a retired farmer who moved here 37 years ago from Smithland, Kentucky, died yesterday, Aug. 29, 1967, en route to northwest Hospital. Mr. Yancy, 6014 W. Claremont, was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. He was born in Livingston County, Kentucky. Services in Sunset Chapel, 301 W. Camelback, Phoenix. Burial in Resthaven Cemetery. Survivors include three sons, Elvis and Carlos, both of North Hollywood, Calif., and H. A. of Phoenix; a daughter, Mrs. George Johnson of Glendale; two brothers, Elton of Glendale and Jack of Phoenix; a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Wilde of Glendale; two other sisters in California; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The Arizona Republic Wednesday, August 30, 1967.

YARDLEY, Albert G.

Albert G. Yardley, 55, died Thurs., Aug. 31, 1967. Mr. Yardley came to Phoenix seven months ago from Downey, California, and was born in Holbrook, Massachusetts. He was a salesman for Paradise Ford. Survivors include two sons, Ralph G. in Germany and Dennis in Vietnam; his mother, Mrs. Gertrude O'BRIEN of Fullerton, CA and two sisters out of state. Funeral services and burial in Glendale, CA. 9/4/1967.


Frank Ybanez, 65, a Buckeye sheep company foreman, died Fri., May 12, 1967, in a Glendale hospital. He had planned to retire later this month to return to his native France. He came to Arizona in 1920 and was identified with the sheep industry in the state for more than 40 years. Surviving are a sister and two brothers in France and another brother in California. Mass of Requiem was offered at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 231 N. 3rd St. Burial in St. Francis Cemetery. 5/14/1967.

YBARRA, Manuel

Superior -- Manuel Ybarra, 19, was killed Aug. 24, 1967, in the Vietnam conflict. He was born in Florence and had lived most of his life in Superior. He joined the Marines 1 1/2 years ago. Survivors include his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Manuel YBARRA, Sr.; four brothers, George, Jesse, William and David; a sister, Helen, all of Superior. A wake was at Iglesia Apostolic Church. Burial in Fairview Cemetery with military graveside services. 9/5/1967.

YELTON, William

William Yelton, 94, died Sep. 4, 1967, in a nursing home. Mr. Yelton was a resident of Phoenix for 57 years. He was born in Missouri and was a retired farmer. Survivors include three sons, Ernest and Ellsworth, both of Tucson, and Henry of Phoenix; a daughter, Gertrude of Phx; 12 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Burial in Greenwood Memorial Park. 9/5/1967.

YODER, Floyd A.

Floyd A. Yoder, 32, who was employed by El Rancho Markets, was found dead in his home Wed., Aug. 30, 1967. He was born in Phoenix and graduated from Glendale High School and attended ASU. He was a Korean War veteran. He was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist and had been employed by Fry's and AJ Bayless Markets and Walgreen Drug Stores. Survivors include his father, Alvin, of Phoenix; a brother, Dan in the Navy; a sister, Mrs. Carol Ann BARLOW of Shreveport, Louisiana. Burial in Green Acres Cemetery, Scottsdale. 9/2/1967.

YORK, Eugene Harold

Chandler -- Eugene Harold York, 48, a house painter who moved here in 1960, died Sat., Sep. 23, 1967, in his home of a heart attack. He moved here from Wichita Falls, TX, and was employed by Peden Construction Co.. He was born in Trinidad, TX. Wife, Patsy Ruth; daughter, Barbara YORK; two sons, Gary and Kevin, all of Chandler; a sister and four brothers out of state. Services were in the First Christian Church, 800 W. Galveston. Burial in Gardens of Peace Cemetery. 9/26/1967.

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