Joyce Emily Yager, 86, of Parish, NY, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, February 2, 2017 with her husband at her side. Born in Collamer, raised in Fayetteville, the daughter of George & Beatrice Ebeling. Married on June 26th, 1948 to Robert Yager Sr., his loving wife of 68 years. Joyce accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord & Savior on June 3, 1962. She was a true Proverbs 31 women who loved Jesus, her family, and everyone. Joyce was a homemaker, school teacher, Sunday school teacher, and church pianist.
Joyce is survived by her husband Bob, her two sons Robert Yager Jr. (Joan) of Parish, NY, Jeff Yager (Becky), of Eloy, AZ, a daughter, Ellen Chapman (Gary) of Greer, SC, nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren, three sisters, Ethel Byron of Denver, CO, Henrietta Crandall (David) of Clifton Forge, VA, and Margie Peters (Jim) of Tyler, TX.
Calling hours are from 12-2 p.m. Saturday at Fellowship Baptist
Church of Colosse, 2604 US Rte 11. Service to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to FreedomVillageUSA.com, 5275 St. Rte 41, Lakemont, NY 14857.
Arrangements are in care of the Harter Funeral Home, 2983 W. Main Street, Parish NY.