1994 Arizona Obituaries & Abstracts


Nina M. Yardley, 86, of Scottsdale, died May 6, 1994. She was born in Missouri and was a hommaker. Survivors include her stepdaughter, Nancy; stepson, Pierce; and three grandchildren. St. Barnabas on the Desert Episcopal Church, Paradise Valley. 22 May 1994.

YARNELL, Florence Edna

Florence Edna Yarnell, 59, of Mesa, a registered nurse, died June 14, 1994. She was born in Canada. Survivors include her sisters, Mary Bastead and Jacqueline Simard; and father, Albert. Services Saturday, Valley of the Sun Memorial Park Mausoleum, 10940 Chandler Heights Road, Chandler. Contributions: American Cancer Society, Phoenix, AZ. June 17, 1994.

YASSA, Ann Fiffy

Ann Fiffy Yassa, 44, of Mesa, died May 17, 1994. She was born in Egypt and was a homemaker. Husband, David; son, Joshua; sisters, Esther Wania, Helen Khiry and Naomi; and brothers, Anthony Wilson, Sedky, James, Andy and Alex Abraham. 21 May 1994.

YAZZIE, Noreen

Noreen Yazzie, 52, of Grand Canyon, a cashier, died Jan. 28, 1994. She was born in Tuba City. Survivors include her daughters, Marlene Ehrig, Mary Ann Lafferty and Matilda; son, Marvin; mother, Julia Semallie; five sisters; two brothers; and 10 grandchildren. Visitation Thursday, Flagstaff Mortuary. Services Friday, Cameron Assembly of God Church, Cameron. Wednesday, February 2, 1994.

YEE, Yuk Yip

Yuk Yip Yee, 102, of Glendale, a homemaker, died Jan. 31, 1994. She was born in China. Survivors include her daughter, Yee Shee Tang; 13 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation Wednesday, A. L. Moore & Sons Mortuary, 333 W. Adams. Services Thursday at the mortuary. Wednesday, February 2, 1994.

YIRSA, Clarence Robert "Clay"

Clarence Robert "Clay" Yirsa, 69, of Uniontown, Kansas, formerly of Phoenix, a former superintendent of maintenance at Maricopa Medical Center, died June 9, 1994. He was born in Berwyn, Illinois. Survivors include his wife, Mary; son, Robert; daughters, Lynn Massie, Carol Gann and Lori Hiner; stepson, Dennis Keith; and 15 grandchildren. Services have been held. Contributions: Uniontown United Methodist Church. June 18, 1994.

YORK, Mark G.

Mark G. York, 34, of Tempe, died Oct. 28, 1994. He was born in Kankakee, Illinois, and was a Fijitsu Electronics employee and a Navy veteran. Mother, JoAnne DeWitt; father, Joseph; stepfather, Leonard DeWitt; sister, Melissa Gamble; brothers, Gary, Kurt and Joseph. Burial in Medford, Oregon. 11/1/1994.

YOUNG, Alexis Nycole

Alexis Nycole Young, 10, of Phoenix, died Aug. 17, 1994. She was born in Phoenix. Survivors include her mother, Pamela; father, Jerry Brown; brother, Jamal; and her grandparents. Services Tonto Church of Christ. 8/24/1999.

YOUNG, Dwight S.

Dwight S. Young, Jr., 93, of Phoenix, died May 21, 1994. He was born in Vulcan, Colorado, and was a mechanical and civil engineer. Daughter, Sandra L. Young Wilson; sister, Miriam Young Olson; brother, Warren K.; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 5/24/1994.