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Sally Jefferson Yardley

Obituary for Sally Jefferson Yardley

July 6, 1938 - September 1, 2019
Pennsylvania | Age 81


Sally Jefferson Yardley passed away peacefully Sunday, September 1, 2019 surrounded by her loving family after a second courageous battle with cancer at the age of 81. Sally was born July 6, 1938, in Newtown where she was a lifelong resident. She attended Council Rock Schools and graduated from Pennsbury High School when her family moved to Woodside, PA for 2 years. She was the daughter of late Mildred and Thomas Jefferson and sister of the late Dennis and Thomas Jefferson. Sally is the loving wife of 60 years to her wonderful husband, Raymond A. Yardley, Sr and the mother of four beloved children, Raymond Yardley, Jr, Cynthia Yardley Smith and her husband Rodney, Randall Yardley and Darlene, Kimberly Yardley Weed and her husband Bruce. Sally is the proud grandmother of 6 grandchildren, Garrett (Michelle) Smith, Courtney (Jordon)Yaun, Tyler (Kelly)Smith, Jake Yardley, Alex Yardley and Jared Weed and the great grandmother of Griffin Yaun and Jaxon Smith. Sally is also survived by her siblings, Dorothy, Marilyn, Gale and many nieces and nephews.

Sally graduated with a degree in Early Childhood education after having her children. She started her own Nursery School in Newtown and operated successfully for over 30 years. She was a member of Questers, two golf groups, the Oxford Valley Women's Group and The 49's Couples Group. Sally and Ray enjoyed a full life together doing numerous activities. Sally is a 78 year member of Grace Point Church and very active with the Bible School, Youth Group and the Woman's Fellowship over her many years of service to the church. Sally loved animals, gardening and caring for children especially her grand children and great grandchildren.

Relatives and friends are invited to Sally's Life Celebration on Monday, September 9, 2019 from 5 to 7 PM and to her funeral service at 7 PM at Grace Point Church, 592 Washington Crossing Road, Newtown, PA. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions in Sally's name may be made to Grace Point Church or Chandler Hall Hospice, 99 Barclay Street, Newtown, PA 18940.

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