JOHNSTON, S.C. – Graveside Funeral Services for Mrs. Cleo Harris Thomas Yonce, age 95, will be held Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 2 o’clock in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Bland Funeral Home Saturday from 5-7 pm.
Mrs. Yonce, a native of Johnston, SC, died Wednesday, September 18, 2013. She was a daughter of the late Frank and Addie Elizabeth Kirkland Harris. Before she retired, Mrs. Yonce was employed at Milliken and Co and also Riegel Inc. Later she worked in the Edgefield Co. School System with Gleams and Head Start and in the Lunch Room. She will be remembered fondly as a companion to the elderly. Mrs. Yonce was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church.
Survivors include her husband: W. L. Yonce; a son: Woodrow Thomas; sister: Viola Coleman; grandchildren: Yvonne Price (Danny) and Jeffery Thomas (Christie); four great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son: John Frank Thomas, five brothers and three sisters.
Memorials may be made to Mt Calvary Lutheran Church Building Fund, 1186 Mt Calvary Rd., Johnston, SC 29832.
A memorial message may be written to the family by visiting our website at www.blandfh.com.