Doris J. Yonker

TAYLORVILLE, IL - Doris J. Yonker, 86, passed away at 11:53 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at her residence in Taylorville.

She was born Aug. 21, 1927 in Stonington, Ill., the daughter of Frank and Lola (Wright) Davis. She married Charles "Bob" Yonker on Dec. 17, 1945 in Kokomo, Ind. He preceded her in death on May 14, 2004.

Mrs. Yonker was a retired bookkeeper from Horace Mann and other local businesses. She was a member of Davis Memorial Christian Church and Christian County Quilters Guild. She was a quilter and a golfer after retirement and loved roses and focused on her family.

Survived by son, Joseph E. (Vicki) Yonker of Edinburg, Ill.; daughter, Sheila Kaye of Morrisonville, Ill.; grandchildren: Stephanie Funderburk of Morrisonville, Ill., Jennifer Yonker of Edinburg, Ill., and Ami Bowen of St. Petersburg, Fla.; two great-grandchildren, Carley and Tessa Funderburk; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers, LeRoy and Robert Davis; grandson, Phillip Smith; and granddaughter, Kimberly Smith.

Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m., Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville, followed by funeral services at 11 a.m., the Rev. Bill Kerns officiating. Burial will be at Edinburg Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to her great-granddaughters: Carley & Tessa Funderburk's College Fund c/o First National Bank of Morrisonville, 401 Sarpy St., Morrisonville, IL 62546

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Sign our online guestbook at

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327 North Clay Street Taylorville, IL 62568
(217) 824-2275

Published in The State Journal-Register on Feb. 18, 2014