STEPHENVILLE - A C Yardley, 70, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, in Stephenville.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, 2007, at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Erath County with Dr. Van Christian officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. this evening at the Stephenville Funeral Home.

A C was born on May 13, 1937, in Gorman to the late Doss and Opal Christian Yardley. He married Wilma Calder on March 9, 1961, in Galveston. A C was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was a member of the Harvey Baptist Church in Stephenville. He retired from Bell Helicopter and also worked as a Real Estate Broker and Farmer. He has resided in Stephenville for the past 9 years after living the previous 33 years in Fort Worth.

A C is survived by his wife Wilma Yardley of Stephenville; sons, Alvis Yardley of Stephenville and Tony Yardley of Mabank; step-daughter, Ronna Campbell of Allen; sister, Barbara Newberry of Weatherford; grandchildren, Brandon Campbell, Braden Yardley, Bronte Yardley, and Chayton Yardley.

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Published Nov. 29, 2007

Stephenville Empire-Tribune