2013-06-26 / Obituaries


Arthur Douglas Yelder Sr., 64, of McIntosh, died June 22, 2013 at Mobile Infirmary.

He was born Feb. 13, 1949 to the late Janie Richardson and Jack Yelder.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Willie Margaret Yelder; children, Heather K. Yelder, Arthur Douglas Yelder Jr., Stacey Megan Yelder, Jamie Scott (Jamica) Yelder, Courtney Christine Elizabeth Yelder; brothers, Jack (Meta) Yelder, Larry Yelder, Ralph G. (Joyce) Yelder, Jimmy (Lisa) Jenkins; sisters, Carolyn Jenkins, Lauretta (Arthur) Cooper, Janet (Dr. Anthony) Clemador; seven grandchildren; sisters, brothers-in-law and a host of nieces and nephews.

The service was June 29 at 2 p.m. at St. Union Baptist Church with military honors. Burial will follow in the St. Union Baptist Church Cemetery.

Jackson Memorial Funeral Home directed.

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