Dixie Lee Yoast, 86, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, July 14, 2006, at Barone Alzheimer's Care Unit in Nevada. She was born on Feb. 12, 1920, in Bronaugh, Mo., to Sterling Price Linn and Virginia P. Leath Linn. She married Leonard I. Yoast and he preceded her in death on July 13, 1997.
Dixie grew up in Bronaugh and graduated from Bronaugh High School in 1938. Following their marriage, they moved to Albuquerque, N.M. They lived there until 1971 when they returned to Bronaugh where she lived the rest of her life. Dixie taught school for several years and was a member of the Bronaugh United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Tom Yoast and his wife, Karen, Tempe, Ariz.; two grandchildren, Joseph Yoast, Hawaii, and Michelle Bruce, Nevada; one step-granddaughter, Brenda Thompson, Tempe; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, three sisters, and one infant son, Richard Lee.
No services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. Those who wish may contribute to the Barone Alzheimer's Care Unit in care of Ferry Funeral Home.
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