Jennie William O’Neal Yager, 84

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By The Staff

CARROLLTON, Ky. – Jennie William “Billie” O’Neal Yager, 84, of Carrollton died Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008, at Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton.

Funeral services were Friday, Sept. 19, at the First Baptist Church of Carrollton, with the Rev. Chris White officiating. Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Carrollton.

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave., Carrollton, was in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Yager was born April 15, 1924, in Carrollton to the late Arch and Lillian (Aubrey) O’Neal.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church and was retired after working 31 years at the Teledyne Packaging Co. in Carrollton. She attended Carrollton public schools.

Survivors include a son, Carroll Lee (Rita) Yager of Carrollton; a sister, Helen Louise (O’Neal) Burns of Cincinnati, Ohio; a brother, Elmer Lee “Pete” O’Neal of Madison, Ind.; and a grandson, William Carroll Yager, Carrollton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Carroll Yager, and a brother, Floyd “Boots” O’Neal.

Pallbearers were John Leep, Rusty Burns, Mark Hudson, Tom Eckler, Sam Martin and Jim Hardesty.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Carroll County Senior Citizens Center, 110 Sixth St., Carrollton, or to the First Baptist Church of Carrollton, 409 Highland Ave.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.