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Norma Yankey

September 29, 1936 — February 22, 2016

Visitation: After 5 p.m., Friday, February 26, 2016 at First Church of God, Harrodsburg Road
Funeral: 1 p.m., Saturday, February 27, 2016 at First Church of God, Harrodsburg Road
Interment: Danville Memorial Gardens
Born: September 28, 1936
Died: February 22, 2016

Norma Newby Yankey, 79 of Danville, died Monday February 22, 2016. Born September 29, 1936 in Danville, she was the daughter of the late John Will and Edna Litton Newby. Norma was a 1954 Danville High School graduate and a lifelong member of the First Church of God Danville where she served as a Sunday School teacher, Vacation Bible School teacher, and was a choir member. She was the first baby born after the establishment of the church. Norma was a loving wife, mother, homemaker, and sister. She enjoyed cooking and loved her family. Norma loved her sisters in law like her own sisters. She was also a member of the Parksville Homemakers. In addition to her parents, Norma was preceded in death by a brother, John Michael Newby.

Norma is survived by her husband of 56 years, Charles "Rastus" Yankey, a daughter, Lori Yankey of Danville, a brother, Bob (Ellie) Newby of Danville, and a sister Mary Florence Catlett of Murfreesboro, Tn.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m., Saturday February 27, 2016 at First Church of God with Rev. Kevin Cummins officiating. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 - 8 p.m., Friday February 26, 2016 at First Church of God. Pallbearers will be Pete Yankey, Roger Yankey, Roy Yankey, Scott Bottoms, Chad Carpenter, John Newby, Ben Carter, and Scott Thompson. Honorary pallbearers will be Eulene Boyle, Cindy Lanham, Karen Wilson, Kellie Harris, Kalyn Catlett, Robyn Newby, Sherry Carter, and Jan Yankey. Memorial donations are suggested to the First Church of God Danville, Building Fund or The MS Society.

Visitation Details

Friday, February 26th, 2016 5:00pm - 8:00pm, First Church of God

Service Details

Saturday, February 27th, 2016, First Church of God

Interment Details

Danville Memorial Gardens

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