STEPHENVILLE - Edna Lavina Yancy, 93, a retired employee for Tarleton State University, died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2007, at her residence.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, at Church of Christ in Morgan Mill. Burial will be at Morgan Mill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Lacy Funeral Home.

She was born on May 4, 1914, to the late Thomas Robert and Frances Elizabeth (Childres) Davis in Morgan Mill. She married Robert Lee Yancy on October 2, 1942, in Yuma, AZ. He preceded her in death on May 14, 2002. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Morgan Mill.

Survivors include one brother, Henry Davis of Stephenville; one sister, Margie Carter; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Foster's Home for Children, P.O. Box 978, Stephenville, TX 76401.

Online condolences can be made at

Published Nov. 22, 2007

Stephenville Empire-Tribune