JACQUELIN REGINA “JACKIE” YUTZY, 78, of Arthur, IL passed at 1:28 P.M. on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at the Arthur Home in Arthur, IL.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the First Baptist Church, 120 East Park St. in Arthur, IL. Rev John Stewart will officiate. Burial will be in the Arthur Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at the church. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Jackie was born on October 17, 1938 in Mattoon, IL. She was a daughter of Charles Cleveland and Evalena (Blackard) Copenhaver. She married William D. Yutzy on August 31, 1956 in Charleston, IL. He passed away on October 28, 2005.
Survivors include one son, Bill Wayne Yutzy Somerset, KY; three daughters, Debra Lynn Rodebaugh and Vickie Elaine Snyder and her husband Barry all of Arthur, IL and Dawn Denise Kerschner of Davenport, IA; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Marvela Dabbs and Roseland McKenny both of Mattoon, IL and two brothers, David Duggins and Ronald Duggins both of Mattoon, IL.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one brother, Charles “Bud” Copenhaver and one son-in-law, Kenny Kerschner.
Jackie has been member of the First Baptist Church in Arthur, IL for more than 50 years. She had been employed Knowles Café in Mattoon, Angel’s Café in Arthur, Eads General Store in Arthur, the Arthur Sugar Bowl, Arcola Cap and Gown, the Arcola Embassy, and at Delbert’s Clothing in Arthur as a seamstress.
She has always enjoyed anything to do with sewing and spending time with family and friends.
Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Arthur, IL.