92 year old Ella Myrl DeYoung of Smithville and a native of Illinois died Monday at her residence. She was a homemaker and a Jehovah's Witness. There will be a memorial service Saturday at 6:00 p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Smithville. Eric Devries will officiate. She was preceded in death by her husband Raymond DeYoung. She is survived by three daughters Joyce and her husband Hank Becker of South Holland, Illinois, Marlene Maves of Pulaski, and Minta and her husband John Devries of Smithville. One son Raymond Paul and his wife Randi Deyoung of Thornton Illinois. Fourteen grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren also survive. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Ella Myrl DeYoung
Jul 14 2006