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J.T. was born September 25, 1920 in Linden, TX to Benjamin & Emil Yancy and passed away March 20, 2008 in Mesquite. J.T. had been a long standing member of Mimosa Lane Baptist Church and was also retired from Cooper Industries as a welder. J.T. was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Jeff Lynn Yancy & Dana Susan Yancy. He was survived by his wife of 60 years, Thelma Yancy; sons: Kenneth Paul Shew, Gaylon Lamar Yancy & Ronald Lynn Yancy; grandchildren, Kristen Michelle Yancy & Michael Ryan Yancy and sisters; Bennie Ruth Barker, Una Mae Burrow, Joyce Jeter, Shirley Lee & Theda Willeford. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 22, 2008 at Laurel Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Rocky Pope officiating. Interment to follow at Laurel Oaks Memorial Park.

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