Blanche E. Yonley

Blanche E. Yonley, 77, of New Matamoras, Ohio (Fly Community) passed away Tuesday (March 11, 2014) in Pickerington, Ohio.

She was born Oct. 7, 1936, near Fly, Ohio, a daughter of the late Elmer Odell and Mary Elizabeth Clutter Conley.

Blanche was a retired cook for the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, Woodsfield, Ohio, and was a Protestant by faith.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Harry Yonley in May of 2001; two brothers, Gilbert and George Conley; a daughter-in-law, Lisa Yonley.

Surviving are two daughters, Jean (Rick) Ewers of Fly, Ohio, and Jill (Kevin) Backus of Pickerington, Ohio; four sons, David (Mary) Yonley of Fly, Ohio, Donald and Larry Yonley both of New Matamores, Ohio, Gary (Valerie) Yonley of Winchester, Virginia; one sister, Dorothy Diehl of Fly, Ohio; two brothers, Ed and Ron Conley, both of Fly, Ohio; 12 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio, from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday (March 14, 2014) with funeral service held at 11 a.m. Saturday (March 15, 2014). Burial will follow in Mehrley Cemetery (Gravel Hill), Fly, Ohio.