Edna R. Yoder

Edna R. Yoder, 83, of Allensville, died at 5:15 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at her home.

Born in September 1935, in Mount Union, she was the daughter of the late George R. and Ruth E. (Carter) Edgin. She was united in marriage to John W. Yoder Jr. Dec. 18, 1954. Mr. Yoder survives at Valley View Haven, Belleville.

Mrs. Yoder is survived by her children, Leon G. Yoder and wife, Annette, of Mill Creek, Rose Leonart and her husband, Robert, of Texas, Sharon D. Yoder of Allensville, Larry J. Yoder of Mill Creek, Raymond L. Yoder and wife, Verna, of Allensville, and Gregory S. Yoder and wife, Rose, of Allensville; 12 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She is also survived by her sister, Margaret Taylor and husband, James, of McVeytown.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Jesse J. Edgin and wife, Adelle, Jacob S. Edgin and wife, Ethel, and George R. “Tony” Edgin Jr. and wife, Mary.

Mrs. Yoder was a member of the Allensville Community Church.

She was primarily a homemaker, and had previously worked as a cook and kitchen helper at Country Village Restaurant for seven years.

Mrs. Yoder was a fixture in Allensville, often seen walking and serving others. She enjoyed canning, baking, cooking and working in the garden.

Her memorial service will be held at noon Friday, Feb. 15, at Allensville Community Church with the Rev. George “Buddy” Baird officiating. Private interment will be made at the convenience of the family in Otelia Mennonite Cemetery in Mount Union.

A viewing will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Henderson Funeral Home, 3813 W. Main St., Belleville. Her family will also receive friends from 11 a.m. until noon Friday at the church.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Yoder may be made to Allensville Community Church, P.O. Box 130, Allensville, PA 17002.

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