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Nelda W. Yancey

Nelda W. Yancey, age 82, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2022, in Alexandria Hospital.

She was the oldest of 3 girls to James D & Neva (Crabill) Wood and grew up in Alexandria, although visited several other places throughout her lifetime. She was known for her kind & giving spirit, unselfishness, encouragement & support, being non-judgmental nor demanding. She also had an artistic side in her penmanship, taking pictures & at one point, painting & drawing.

She leaves behind her beloved husband of 51 years, David K. Yancey; Their daughter, Nadine & son-in-law Peter Grinnell; Her grandson, Merlin Jason; Her 2 sisters: Jane & her husband Stan Kesler, and Margie & her husband Cary Steele; along with several nieces & nephews, cousins, friends, and loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her father, James; her mother, Neva; her niece Wanda Kesler; her nephew John Steele; and several aunts & uncles.

Celebration of Life Services will begin at 10am on Wednesday, November 30 at Cunningham Turch Funeral Home, located at 811 Cameron St, Alexandria, VA 22314. Graveside Service will be at 2pm at Toms Brook Cemetery in Toms Brook, VA 22660.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks to consider making donations to one (or each) of the following:
The American Heart Association, The American Stroke Association, Conquer Chiari (i.e., C&S Patient Education Foundation).

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Cunningham Turch Funeral Home

811 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

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Celebration of Life

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Interment

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Toms Brook Cemetery

, Toms Brook, VA 22660

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