Eleanor Martin Yeager, 89, of 1005 Myra Falls Rd., Wendell, passed away at her home on Sunday, February 22, 2015 surrounded by her family.
She was born February 8, 1926 in Wake County. Eleanor was the daughter of the late Charlie and Annie Martin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John A. Yeager Jr., son Dr. John A. Yeager III, brothers Golda Martin, Dr. Donion Martin, Theodric Martin, Theron Martin, Dr. W. J. Martin, and Clarence Martin.
She is survived by sons Mart Yeager (Alecia) and Boody Yeager (Kelli) of Wendell; grandchildren: Fallen King (Scott), Brittany Yeager, Anna Yeager, Nina Morgan (Cameron), Allison Yeager, Matthew Yeager, Phillip Yeager, and Blake Yeager; great-granddaughter, Chloe Scott King; former daughter in law, Tracey Blanchard; and special caregivers Vonda Pearce and Veronica Exum.
”Ahma” and “Grandmommie”, as she was affectionately called, was the loving and caring matriarch of her family. She received much pleasure from being surrounded by, caring for and cooking for her family.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 2:00 at Central Baptist Church Chapel, Wendell, NC. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30-1:45 in the Fellowship Hall and at other times at the home. Burial will follow at Clyde’s Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made to Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or Central Baptist Church, 11109 Poole Rd. Wendell, NC 27591.
Arrangements by Strick land Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, NC. www.strick landfuneralhome.net