May Yeat Yeung

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May Yeat Yeung passed away peacefully on Friday, March 7, 2014, in Sugar Land, Texas. She was born in Taishan County, Guangdong, China, on March 12, 1920. May was 93, when she went with the Lord. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Economics, and married her husband of 64 years, Ben Hat Kong Yeung, in Chongqing, China. After the end of World War II, they settled in Guangzhou, China. In 1949, the family moved to Hong Kong, and eventually immigrated to the United States in 1959. With a fresh start in Tucson, Arizona, May and her late husband started a grocery business. Together they often worked 14 to 16 hours a day to provide for the family. During those difficult years, they reared five children, and gave them a good college education. May was a devout Christian. She was a member of the Tucson Chinese Baptist Church. May also led her children to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior. In 2005, they moved to Sugar Land, Texas, to be with their sons and families. She is survived by her sons, David Yeung and his wife, Fiona and John Yeung and his wife, Bridget; daughters, Carrie Yee and her husband, William, Betty Wong and her husband, Otto and Mary Dong and her husband, Ben; grandchildren, Benjamin, Janette and Kristin Yeung, Vincent Yee and his wife, Maggie, Vivian Yee, Elaine Haselhuhn and her husband, Michael, Jonathan Wong, Jennifer Lee and her husband, Jerry, Kimberly Taylor and her husband, Alex and Brian Dong and his wife, Janina and great-grandchildren, Natalie and Nicole Joodi, Andrew Yee, Benjamin and Matilda Haselhuhn, Austen and Carter Lee, Addison and Olivia Taylor and Emily and Bennett Dong. May was preceded in death by her husband and great-grandson, Andrew Brian Dong. A Memorial Celebration of her life will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, April 5, 2014, at EVERGREEN MORTUARY AND CEMETERY, 3015 N. Oracle Road, Tucson. In lieu of flowers, donations in May's memory may be made to the Tucson Chinese Baptist Church at, or to the at

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3015 North Oracle Road
Tucson, AZ 85705
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Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Mar. 30, 2014
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