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Alta Faye Yancey

August 25, 1935 ~ September 19, 2017 (age 82)
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Alta Faye Hicks Yancey, 82, passed away on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in Amarillo.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 22, 2017 at The Church of Christ at the Colonies with Mr. Dick Marcear officiating.  Entombment will be in Llano Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia.

Alta was born on August 25, 1935 in Wienert, Texas to Roy and Elsie Hicks.  Alta married the love of her life, James “Jim” Yancey on September 1, 1951 in Wichita Falls, Texas.    She was all about the children.  She was a proud parent of 3 boys, and later on, became a grandmother and even a great grandmother, which filled her with joy.  Each year, she always made sure to donate a few coats to the Evelyn Rivers Christmas Project.  Alta was a member of The Church of Christ at The Colonies.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim on May 20, 2015 and her parents.

Alta is survived by three sons, James Mark Yancey, Robert Allen Yancey, and Cary Paul Yancey, all of Amarillo; 6 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

The family requests memorials be made to the Evelyn Rivers Christmas Project, 314 S. Jefferson St., Amarillo, TX 79101.

Please sign the online guest book at www.schoolerfuneralhome.com.

 Service Information

Funeral Service
September 22, 2017

2:00 PM
Church of Christ at the Colonies
4500 Wesley Road
Amarillo, TX 79119

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