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Doris Yeast

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[June 13, 2008]  ATLANTA -- Doris B. Yeast, 94, of Atlanta, died Thursday, June 12, 2008, at 11:40 p.m. at St. Clara's Manor in Lincoln.

Her funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the Atlanta United Methodist Church. The Rev. Rob Roy will officiate.

Visitation will be at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home from 5 until 8 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the funeral on Monday.

Burial will be in McLean Cemetery, rural McLean.

Mrs. Yeast and her husband farmed all their married life.

She was born May 25, 1914, in Mount Hope Township, McLean County, to Frank and Marie Willmert Bode. She married DeWitt Yeast on June 2, 1935, in McLean. He preceded her in death on Nov. 24, 2000.

She is survived by two sons, Ronald D. (and Marjorie) Yeast of Atlanta and Roland E. Yeast of Bloomington; one daughter, Kathie (and Hal) McReynolds of Bloomington; 10 granddaughters; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.

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Mrs. Yeast was an active member of the Atlanta United Methodist Church and Atlanta Home Extension. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star for more than 50 years. She was a Girl Scout leader, a 4-H leader for 20 years and taught many girls to sew.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Atlanta United Methodist Church, Ebenezer United Methodist Church or the National Parkinson's Disease Foundation.

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