Yniestra, Mrs. A. E. (Gause)
Jul 15, 1842 - Feb 4, 1914
Pensacola Journal, Thurs., Feb. 5, 1914
Mrs. Yniestra Passes Away
Aged Resident of Pensacola, Who Numbered Her Friends by the Hundred, Expires
After Long Illness- Funeral This Morning.
Sincere sorrow will be felt throughout the city at the news of the death of
Mrs. A. E. Yniestra, who passed quitely away Wednesday morning at 6:30, at ther
home on North Spring street.
Mrs. Yniestra had been in failing health for a number of years. Her death was
not unexpected, and came as blessed relief from suffering. The funeral services
will take place this morning from St. Michael's church, at eleven o'clock, with
interment in St. Michael's cemetery. Following are the pall-bearers. Dr. J.
H. D'Alemberte, Messrs. John Price, W. B. Wright P. A. Hyer, C. E. Dobson, and
Messrs. Mitchell, Rawlins, Ewing.
Mrs. Yniestra was seventy-two years old at the time of her death. She was married
fifty-three years ago to Moses Gale Yniestra, and the following children survive
her: Mrs. Laura Fontaine, who is now ill in a sanitarium in Montgomery; Mrs.
R. F. Jones of Columbus, Ga., who arrived this morning; Mrs. G. W. Swinburne,
of East Orange, New Jersey; Mrs. F. W. Farquar, of Mt. Vernon, New York; Mrs.
R. L. Milette, of Texas; Mrs. E. S. Cravens, of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Misses
Bessie and Allie Yniestra, and Mr. W. B. Yniestra, of Pensacola. Mrs. R. F.
Bradley of Columbus, Ga., a granddaughter, arrived yesterday.
Mrs. Yniestra was a member of one of Pensacola's old families, long prominent
in the history of the city and section, and there will be much sorrow occasioned
by her death.
Yniestra, Anna M. (Moreno)
May 23, 1863 - Feb 16, 1944
Pensacola newspaper, Feb 1944 (Fisher Pou Info)
Yniestra Rites Planned Today. Services to be Held at Home and Church.
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Moreno Yniestra, 80, life-long resident of Pensacola
and wife of Arthur P. Yniestra, who died at her home 1918 East 39th street Wednesday
morning, will be held Thursday.
Services will be conducted from the home at 8:30 a.m. and from St. Michael's
Catholic church at 9 a.m. with Father Edwin Stuardi saying the mass.
Mrs. Yniestra was the daughter of the late Don Francisco and Mentoria Gonzalez
Moreno, early settlers of Pensacola, and was a member of St. Michael's Catholic
church. She was married 57 years ago Wednesday.
She is survived by one son, Arthur B. Yniestra, and two daughters, Mrs. Ernest
McVoy and Miss Angela Yniestra; two sisters, Mrs. O. H. Smith, Sr., and Mrs.
R. W. Sublette, all of Pensacola; three grandchildren, and other relatives.
Pallbearers will be Ralph Bowes, Orin Bailey, Knowles Hyer, Walter Mackey, Herbert
Pfeiffer and Thomas H. Johnson.
Interment will be in St. Michael's cemetery, with Fisher-Pou directing.
Yniestra, Arthur B.
Oct 7, 1888 - Aug 23, 1972
Pensacola Newspaper, Thurs., Aug. 24, 1972
Arthur B. Yniestra, 83, of 3827 N. 11th Ave., died Wednesday morning in a local
He was a native and life long resident of Pensacola and member of the Sacred
Heart Catholic Church.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Leara B. Yniestra, of Pensacola; two daughters,
Mrs. Margaret Yniestra Van Evera of Chevy Chase, Md., and Mrs. Nadine Riera
of Pensacola; a son, L. K. Coleman of Green Bay, Wisc.; two sisters, Miss Arnie
Yniestra and Mrs. Ernest McVoy Sr., both of Pensacola, and nine grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Sacred Heart Catholic Church
with the Rev. Fr. Richard J. Bowles officiating with Mass. The Funeral Cortege
will leave Fisher-Pou Chapel at 10:45 a.m. Friday.
The Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Thursday in Fisher-Pou Chapel.
The body will be placed in Fisher-Pou Chapel at 9 a.m. Thursday.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery with Fisher Pou Funeral Service directing.
Yonker, Craig Lamar
Abt 1957 - Feb 1, 1959
#1 Pensacola Journal, Feb. 3, 1959
Craig Lamar Yonker, 18 months, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Lee Yonker, Cantonment,
died at a local hospital Sunday.
Besides the parents he is survived by two brothers, Ernest Lee and Keith Lavon
Yonker; three sisters, Elizabeth and Eddie Yonker, Tamara Ellaine Yonker of
Cantonment; her grandparents, Mrs. and Mrs. Guss Parjah of Elba, Ala. and Mrs.
Laura Yonker of Pensacola.
Time of services will be announced by Waters & Hibbart.
#2 Pensacola Journal, Feb. 5, 1959
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Waters
& Hibbert Funeral Home for Craig Lamar Yonker, 18-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs.
Ernest Lee Yonker of Cantonment, who died Sunday at a local hospital. The Rev.
Henry Marlow will officiate.
Burial will be in Pine Forest Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Raymond Cobb, Richard Shelby, Robert Jones, Rickey Wright,
Randy Wright and Rhett Wright.
Yonker, Elsie Bonifay
Mar 4, 1920 - Jun 14, 1977
Pensacola Journal, June 16, 1977
Mrs. Elsie Bonifay Yonker, 57, of Pine Forest Road, died Tuesday in a local
Mrs. Yonker was a native and lifelong resident of Pensacola. She was employed
by the Escambia County School Board as a bus driver and was a member of the
Pine Forest United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Kathy Baton and Susan Murph, both of Pace;
two sons, Arthur Yonker, Jr., and Jeffrey Michael Yonker, both of Pensacola;
a brother, Frank A. Bonifay of Pensacola; two sisters, Hattie Bancroft and Edith
Gilliland, both of Pensacola; and six grandchildren.
Burial will be at Pine Forest Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Chuck Bonifay, John Bonifay, Rocky Yonker, James
Cartwright, Richard Shelby and Roger Chinn.
Honorary pallbearers will be James Gilliland, Don Spencer, Bill Bancroft and
Yonker, Ernest Lee, Sr.
May 7, 1920 - Apr 12, 1962
Pensacola Journal, Apr. 13, 1962
Ernest Lee Yonker, Sr., 41, of Rt. 8, Box 397, Pine Forest, died in a local
hospital Thursday morning. He had been a lifelong resident of Pensacola.
He was a member of the Pine Forest Methodist Church. He is survived by his widow
Mrs. Gussie Yonker, two sons, Ernest, Jr., and Keith Yonker; three daughters,
Mrs. Elizabeth Nelson, Miss Eddie May Yonker and Tamara Yonker; his mother,
Mrs. Laura Virginia Yonker; three brothers, George E. Shelby, Arthur Yonker,
Fritz F. Yonker; three sisters, Mrs. Ollie Kirksey, Mrs. Maxine Cobb and Mrs.
Lucille Searles, all of Pensacola.
Funeral services will be conducted in the Pine Forest Methodist Church Saturday
at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Robert B. Pullen and the Rev. Walter Albritton officiating.
The body will be taken to the church at 1 p.m.
Pallbearers will be nephews, Joe Shelby, Adrian Kirksey, Malcolm E. Yonker,
Elmer Louis Cobb, Jr., John D. Cobb and Gail A. Cobb.
Yonker, Fritz F.
Jan 25, 1927 - Jul 11, 1994
Pensacola News Journal, Wed., July 13, 1994
Fritz F. Yonker, 67, of Pensacola died Monday, July 11, 1994, in a local hospital.
Mr. Yonker was a member of Klondike Baptist Church.
Survivors include his sister, Lucille Yonker Searles; numerous nieces and nephews;
and other relatives.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at Klondike Baptist Church with the
Rev. Robert Lowery officiating.
Burial will be in Klondike Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Adrian Kirksey, John Cobb, Gail Cobb, Raymond Cobb, Sr.,
Richard Gibbs, Van Currey, Brian Glass and Kenneth Branning.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Walter Kirksen, Walton Kirksey, Raymond Cobb Jr.,
Amos Brewton, Bobby Trawick, Mike Long, Trent Stivers and Clarence West, Jr.
Faith Chapel Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Klondike Baptist
Church Building Fund.
Nov 18, 1885 - Feb 13, 1963
Pensacola Journal, Fri., Feb. 15, 1963
Funeral services for Heike Yonker, 77, of 302 Arthur Lane, who died Wednesday
night at his home, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in Fisher-Pou Chapel. Rev.
Walter M. Albritton will officiate.
Mr. Yonker was a life-long resident of Escambia County and was a member of the
Methodist Church. He was retired employee of the Southern States Lumber Co.,
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Sparta Hinote Yonker of Pensacola; a son, Roger
R. Yonker of Pensacola, two sisters, Mrs. Carrie Yonker Asters of Pensacola
and Mrs. Ida Yonker Kirksey of Pine Forest; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Honorary pallbearers will be John Gates, Dr. C. A. Asters, Glen Miller, Bob
Houseman, Campbell Cooper and Rumsey Boggess.
Active pallbearers will be Earl Dickson, James Dickson, Arthur Yonker, Jack
Kirkesy, Edgar Archer and Elvin Archer.
Burial will be in Beulah Cemetery with Fisher-Pou Funeral Service directing.
Yonker, Jessie R.
Abt 1903 - Sep 18, 1961
Pensacola Journal, Wed., Sep. 20, 1961
Jesse R. Yonker, 59, a native and former resident of Pensacola who had resided
in Mobile for the last 29 years, died Monday night in a mobile hospital.
Since 1947, Mr. Yonker had been manager of the Mobile plant of the John Morrell
Mr. Yonker is survived by his widow, Mrs. Jessie Yonker; two daughters, the
former Miss Karen Yonker and Miss Dorothy Yonker and one brothers, Heike Yonker,
all of Mobile; and two sisters Mrs. Carried Asters and Mrs. Ida Kirsey, both
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Roche Funeral Home in Mobile. Burial
will be in Mobile Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Yonker, Laura Virginia (Taylor)
Nov 30, 1889 - May 15, 1970
Pensacola News Journal, May 17, 1970
Mrs. Laura Virginia Yonker, 80, of Rt. 1, Box 589 died Friday morning in a local
She was a lifelong resident of Pensacola and a member of Pine Forest Methodist
Survivors include a son, Fritz Yonker of Pensacola; three daughters, Mrs. Ollie
Kirksey, Mrs. Maxine Cobb, and Mrs. Lucille Searles, of Pensacola; a brother,
Arthur E. Taylor of Pensacola; 24 grandchildren and 39 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Monday in Pine Forest Methodist Church with
the Revs. Samuel C. Shirah and A. M. Smith officiating.
Burial will be in Pine Forest Cemetery with Waters & Hibbert Funeral Home directing.
The body will be placed in the church at 2 p.m.
Honorary pallbearers will be Q. C. Webb, Joe H. Webb, John L. Webb, Oliver Webb,
Emmett Shelby, Edward Gibbs, Jesse Odom and Sheriff Bill Davis.
Active pallbearers will be E. J. Gibbs, Jr., Ronald Gibbs, Bobby Mason, Walter
Kirksey, Amos Brewton and Allen Taylor.
Yonker, Malcolm Eugene
Jun 28, 1933 - Apr 24, 1978
Pensacola Journal, Apr. 25, 1978
Malcolm Eugene Yonker, 44, of Route 7, Box 420, died Monday at a hospital.
Mr. Yonker was a native and lifelong resident of Escambia County. He was a civil
service employee at Pensacola Naval Air Station and a member of the Klondike
Baptist Church. Mr. Yonker was a veteran of Korean Conflict.
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy L. Yonker and Stephanie R. Yonker; two
sons, Eddie Eugene Yonker and Jason Edgar Yonker; his parents, Ollie and Everett
Kirksey; and two brothers, Adrian Kirksey and Fred Kirksey all of Pensacola.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Faith Chapel Funeral Home
chapel with the Rev. Robert E. Lowery and the Rev. Ken Sliger officiating.
Burial will be in the Klondike Cemetery with the funeral home directing.
Friends may call after noon Tuesday at the funeral home chapel.
Yonker, Sparta Hinote
Feb 22, 1891 - Nov 17, 1975
Pensacola Journal, Wed., Nov. 19, 1975
Mrs. Sparta Hinote Yonker, 84, 2115 North 12th Ave., died Monday night in a
local nursing home.
Mrs. Yonker was a native of Escambia County and had resided in Pensacola must
of her life. She was a member of the Gadsden Street United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Roger R. Yonker, Pensacola; three sisters, Mrs. Elsie
Ham; Mrs. Margarette Teate and Mrs. Annie B. Jones all of Pensacola., one brother,
Carl T. Hinote, Beaumont, Texas; three grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 P. M. Thursday in the Fisher-Pou Chapel with Chaplain
I. M. Phillips officiating.
Burial will be in the Beulah Cemetery with Fisher Pou Funeral Service directing.
The body will be placed in the Fisher-Pou Chapel at 3:00 P.M. Wednesday.
The family request that flowers be omitted and that contributions may be made
to the Bay Crest Arts and Crafts, 4343 Langley Avenue.