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From The Winchester Evening Star

Harry Yeakley,
Former Soldier
Succombs at 31

     Harry Scott Yeakley, 31, native of Frederick county who had been employed in Washington since the fall of 1941, died early today at Memorial Hospital. He became ill Thursday while in Washington and arrived in Winchester Friday in a serious condition.
     A son of Holmes and Lois Brown Yeakley, natives of Frederick county but now residents of Winchester, he was born December 10, 1915, at the family home at Albin. He was graduated from Handley high school, class of 1935, and prior to entering the service on May 28, 1941, was employed by H. F. Nelson, an oil distributor. He received an honorable discharge from the service on September 19, 1941, and since that time had been employed by the government in Washington in the General Accounting Department.
     A member of Bethel Lutheran church he was a former president of the Young Men's Bible class of that church. At the time of his death, he was a member of the church's building committee.
     He also was a member of Winchester Eagles and the Woodmen of the World.
     In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Stewart Yeakley, who resides on North Frederick road, and a sister, Mrs. Mary Louise Good, of Winchester. Also surviving are the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Brown, of the North Frederick road. He was also a grandson of the late Stewart and Sudie Yeakley, of Albin.
     Funeral services will be conducted 3 p. m. Thursday from the home of his parents, 341 West Cecil st., by the Rev. E. B. Smith, pastor of Bethel Lutheran church. Interment in Mount Hebron cemetery.
     The body will be removed to the family residence Thursday morning from Omps funeral home.
(Died 12:30 am , June 17, 1947)
From The Winchester Evening Star
     Our beloved member, Harry S. Yeakley, age 31, died June 17, 1947.
     Member Yeakley being a true and faithful member of the Ladies
Aid Society of Bethel Lutheran Church of Albin, Virginia, for the past many years, the appointed committee have thus adopted the following resolutions of respect:
     Whereas, We mourn the loss of our member, we cherish his memory and shall endeavor to follow his example of faithfulness to the society he loved so much, therefore be it
     Resolved, That we,the committee and members of the Society, extend to the bereaved family our sincere sympathy and understanding in their great loss, and pray that our Heavenly Father, in whom we all put our trust, will strengthen and help them bear their sorrow, with the assurance that they will again be united across that Silent River where parting is no more, and be it further
     Resolved, That the members of this Society rise in silent prayer in remembrance of Harry S. Yeakley, that copy of these resolutions be sent to the family and a copy be recorded in the records of the Society, and a copy be published in the Winchester Evening Star and the Northern Virginia Daily.


From The Winchester Evening Star
Yeakley Funeral
     Funeral services for Harry S. Yeakley, who died Tuesday, June 17, will be conducted 3 p. m. tomorrow from the home of his parents, 314 West Cecil St., by the Rev. E. B. Smith, pastor of Bethel Lutheran church. Interment will be in the Mount Hebron Cemetery.
     Pallbearers are his cousins, Charles Smith, Ray Cather, Earl Cather, Richard Cather, Clarence Cather, and Garland Cather.
(June 19, 1947)

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