Wyllian King Yockey

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Wyllian "Wyllie" King Yockey, 88, of Westminster, MD, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at Carroll Hospital Center. Born on September 22, 1927 in Jamestown, NY, she was the daughter of the late Harry Trainor and Wyllian Knapp King. She was the wife of the late George Edward Yockey, who predeceased her in 2013. Wyllian had earned her Bachelors Degree at Penn State University for Architectural Engineering. She had worked as a substitute teacher in Cumberland, MD. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Westminster and the League of Women Voters; had volunteered at the First Presbyterian Church of Westminster, the Presbytery of Baltimore, and the Synod of the Piedmont; she was Past President of the Presbyterian Women, a Trustee of Massanetta Springs Camp and Conference Center, and Treasurer of the Women of the Synod of the Piedmont. She acted as an area representative and in other roles for the AFS Foreign Student Exchange program for many years. Wyllian also enjoyed reading, traveling and camping. Surviving Wyllian are sons and daughters-in-law Alan R. and Jayne Yockey of Paoli, PA and Edwin K. and Riki Yockey of New York City, NY; son Steven K. Yockey of Hilliard, OH and daughter Julia L. Yockey of Lower Burrell, PA; sister and brother-in-law Marcia and Norman Wilke of Walla Walla, WA; 5 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Albert King. A Memorial Service will be held on March 19, 2016 at 11 AM at the First Presbyterian Church of Westminster, 65 Washington Rd. with the Reverend Matthew Glasgow officiating. Interment was private and held at the Maryland Veterans Cemetery-Rocky Gap. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Missions Program at the First Presbyterian Church of Westminster, 65 Washington Rd., Westminster, MD 21157 or to Massanetta Springs Camp and Conference Center, 712 Massanetta Springs Rd., Harrisonburg, VA 22801. Arrangements by Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster, MD 21157.

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412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 17, 2016
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