Clay Co., KS AHGP-Obituaries "X-Y-Z"
Clay County Obits "X-Y-Z"
If you have any obituaries published before 1923 that you would like to contribute to the page, please send them to me and I will add them. Obituaries published after 1922 will be abstracted to avoid copyright violations. Other obituaries may be found in extractions from the Wakefield (part 1), Wakefield (part 2),
Industry and Morganville newspapers found elsewhere on this site.
The funeral of William Yager / Yeager was held Sunday from the Industry church.
(Longford Leader, Oct. 1, 1914)
Alfred W. Yarrow, 91, died Saturday, and his wife Elizabeth, 87, died Sunday, as a result of a two-car collision on K-82 near Wakefield. They farmed in the Wakefield area for many years. They are survived by two daughters, Mrs. John Hanna of Manhattan and Mrs. Irvin Smith, of Omaha; two sons, Wayne and Warren, both of Wakefield; Mr. Yarrow's brothers, Frank and Charles, both of Clay Center; Mrs. Yarrow's brothers, Owen Jevons of Marsing, Idaho, Fred Jevons of Wakefield and Gurner Jevons of Boulder, Colo.; her two sisters, Mrs. Arthur Cowell of Santa Monica, Calif. and Myra Jevons, Los Angeles. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Mizpah Church, with burial in the church cemetery.
unknown paper, Monday, August 13, 1973
Hazel Girtrude Yarrow, 76, died
Wednesday, April 25, 2007, in
Wakefield; born Feb. 13, 1931 in Clay County, the
daughter of Glenn and Evelyn (Chapman) Avery; first married Arnold Todd; he preceded her
in death in 1976; married Donald Yarrow on March
28, 1986; he preceded her in 1994; also preceded by one
brother, Wayne Avery; survived by two sons, Russell Todd of Clay
Center and Randy Todd of Kansas City, Mo.; one
daughter, Mashalla and husband Greg Allen of
Centralia; one step-daughter, Charlie Broughton of
Topeka; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren;
and three step-great-grandchildren; burial in Pleasant
Helen M. Yarrow, 86, died Wednesday,
Nov. 5, 2003, at Clay Center; born Jan. 23, 1917, at Clay County,
the daughter of John Luther and Daisy (Keys) Rider;
married Warren Yarrow on April 15, 1938, at Industry; preceded
in death by one son, Douglas and one brother; survivors include her husband, Warren Yarrow of the
home; one daughter, Janet and husband Gayle Carswell,
Ellsworth; one son, Keith and wife Louise Yarrow,
Wakefield; two brothers, Raymond Rider, Wakefield, and
Richard Rider, Abilene; six grandchildren; seven great
grandchildren; and two step great grandchildren; burial in
Clay Center--Peter W. Yarrow, 92, long a resident of Wakefield, died at his home there. He was born in
England Jan. 20, 1859, and came to the United States when he was 11 years old. Surviving are the widow,
a son, a daughter and three grandchildren. Funeral was in the Mercer chapel at Wakefield, the Rev. John
Baker officiating. Burial was in Highland Cemetery at Wakefield.
Salina Journal, Sunday, Jan. 28, 1951
Warren "Boots" Yarrow, 90, died Saturday, April 15, 2006, in Wakefield; born Sept. 8, 1915, in
Clay County, the son of Alfred W. and
Sarah Elizabeth (Jevon) Yarrow; married Helen Rider
April 15, 1938; she preceded him in death Nov. 5, 2003; also preceded in death by a son,
Douglas Yarrow, one brother, one sister and one grandson; survivors include one son,
Keith Yarrow and wife Louise of Wakefield; one
daughter, Janet Carswell and husband Gayle of Ellsworth; one sister, Hazel
Smith of Omaha, Neb.; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; burial in Mizpah Cemetery.
Mrs. Margaret Yeany, 66, Oak Hill, died Thursday morning in a Salina hospital. She was born Feb. 2, 1891, in Deepwater, Mo. She was preceded in death by her husband, Arlie, in October of 1955. She is survived by two brothers, Matthew Malcolm of Yucaipa, Calif., and Will Malcolm of Topeka. Burial will be Saturday at the Rose Meron cemetery.
(abstract, Salina Journal, Thursday, April 18, 1957)
The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Yocum died Tuesday afternoon.
(Longford Leader, Apr. 24, 1913)
Gladys Young, 94 died Sunday, July 1,
2007, at Manhattan; born Jan. 30, 1913, at Green, the
daughter of Robert and Elizabeth (Evans) Moore;
married Merle "Bud" Young on Aug. 3, 1946; he preceded her in death on May 16, 1997; also preceded in death by three brothers and
one sister; survived by two sons, Robert Young and wife
Cheryl of Wichita and William Young and wife Kay of
Wichita; five grandchildren; and seven great-
grandchildren; burial in Greenwood Cemetery
James A. Young, 89, died Friday, June 20, 2008, at Abilene; born Aug. 23, 1918, in the Vine Creek community,
the son of James Alexander and Louella Edith (Pero) Young; married Joan Ditsler; survived by his wife, Joan Young of Abilene; one son,
Jamie Young of Abilene; one daughter, Evelyn Johnson of
Abilene; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; burial in the Rose Meron Cemetery.
Mrs. Edd Lilley was called to Solomon Tuesday morning by the death of her brother's wife, Mrs. Owen Young. Roy accompanied her.
(Longford Leader, Jan. 16, 1913)
Roland Young, 84, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2007, at Clay Center; born Aug. 29, 1923, at Clay Center, the son of Phillip
and Maye (Harbaugh) Young Sr.; married Mary Johnson on
May 9, 1943, at Clay Center; preceded in death by two
brothers and three sisters; survived by his wife Mary Young of Clay Center; two daughters,
Carolyn Garwood of Morganville and Ronda Lloyd of Clay Center; five
grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; burial at Greenwood
Walter Byron Zeferjahn, 90, died
Monday, Aug. 27, 2007, at his residence in Clay
Center; born Nov. 24, 1916, in Clay
County, the son of Frederick and Eva (Walker)
Zeferjahn; married Millie Reed on Oct. 12, 1946; she preceded him in death on June
9, 1989; also preceded in death by one
brother, one sister and one granddaughter; survived by two stepsons, Roy Taylor of Clay
Center and Henry Taylor and wife Patricia of Grand
Junction, Colo.; six grandchildren; ten great-
grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren; burial in Greenwood Cemetery
Rosetta T. Zollinger, 84, died Monday, Aug.
21, 2006, at her home in Wichita; born Sept. 25, 1921, at Clay Center,
the daughter of Ellsworth and Susie Tiers; married Joe Zollinger June 16, 1951, at
Junction City; survivors include her husband, Joe Zollinger; two sons,
Dr. Joe Zollinger II of Wichita and Charles Zollinger of
Wagoner, Okla.; one sister, Shirley Mackender of Clay
Center; one step-brother, Duane Kearn of Chubbock, Idaho;
ten grandchildren; and one great-grandson; no burial information.