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Donna J. Yancy

September 14, 1937 - January 4, 2009

AUBURN – Donna Jean Yancy, 71, of Auburn, died at 3:25 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 4, 2008, at St. John’s Hospice.

She was born Sept. 14, 1937, in Beardstown, the daughter of George and Alberta Shinell Lewis. She married Charles E. Yancy on May 7, 1955.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Alberta Kost; father; and a brother, Robert Lewis.

She is survived by her husband, Charles E. Yancy of Auburn; two daughters, Diana L. (husband, James E.) Bosie of Springfield and Debra K. (husband, Randy) Blevins of Girard; a son, Charles E. (wife, Norma) Yancy of Divernon; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, a sister, Jenny Chapman of Springfield; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Donna was a resident of Auburn since 1976 and was a homemaker. She was a member of Real Life Church.

Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at Staab Funeral Home, with Pastor Clint Cook officiating. Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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