Surname: Yerkes

Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, NY

In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending throughout the length and breadth of the land. It tells of men who have risen from the lower walks of life to eminence as statesmen, and whose names have become famous. It tells of those in every walk in life who have striven to...

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Yerkes, Inez M. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Inez M. Yerkes died of cancer on Feb. 21, 2000, at Providence Hospital in Portland. Mrs. Yerkes was born Feb. 14, 1924, in Slade, Ky. Her maiden name was Brown. Prior to living in Wallowa County, she resided in Dayton, Ohio. She moved to Enterprise in 1970. She was a licensed practical nurse and worked for Wallowa County Memorial Hospital, retiring in 1992. Prior to marrying Roland Yerkes on Feb. 21, 1975, she was married to Otha Morrison on Oct. 12, 1946. She was preceded in death by her husband Otha Morrison, who died in 1972, and her son Ronald Morrison who died in 1971. She is survived by her daughter Linda Neace and son-in-law Jim Neace and granddaughter Amy Magness, all of Portland; grandsons, Scott Blessing, Portland, and David Blessing of Colorado Springs, Colo,; four great-grandchildren, Christopher and Austin Magness and Keenan and Amanda Blessing; stepchildren Charles (Fonda) Yerkes, Graham, Wash., Mary Duncan, Port Orchard, Wash., and Kathy Bruno, Pleasanton, Calif.; Sister, Eunice Lambert of Dayton, Ohio; and nieces, Donna Lambert, Patricia Schulke, and Emma Haggerty, all of Dayton, Ohio. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4, 2000, at Mountain View Christian Church in Joseph. Internment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio. The family suggests remembrance to the American Cancer Society in her name. Source: Wallowa County Chieftain,...

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