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Searcy First Assembly of God
Saturday July 1st, 2017
12:30pm - 1:00pm

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Helen Louise Yingling

Helen Louise McLeod Yingling, 91, of Searcy, Arkansas, was born December 14, 1925, in Bragg City, Missouri, and passed peacefully from this earth to her Heavenly home on June 24, 2017.  She was a member of the West Side Church of Christ.


Preceded in death by her parents, Ben and Della Brandon; her late husband Herman McLeod; her sisters, Ruth, Nancy, and Virginia, one brother; John Philip, and her daughter; Patricia Todd.


Survivors include her husband; Lewis Yingling, her children; Don McLeod and his wife, Sandy of Byhalia, Mississippi, Randy McLeod and his wife, Teresa, of Searcy, and Judy Burkett and her husband, Charles, of Memphis, Tennessee, eleven grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, and one great great-grandson.


“Helen” was a friend to all who came in contact with her, and a true servant.  She was active with her husband, Lewis, at Harding Place where they met, and together they planted and maintained a rose garden for all the residents to enjoy.  Her energy and spirit were contagious!  She was a true example of a Christian woman who loved her family and friends abundantly, and was known for her home-made pies and candy that she shared for all occasions.  Helen and Lewis shared the last years of her life traveling and taking care of each other.


Visitation will be at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home, located at 2616 S. Main, at 12:30 pm, July 1, 2017, with a Memorial Service to follow at 1:00 pm.


The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Justus, Home Health, the rehabilitation staff at The Crossing, Searcy Hospice, and the caregivers at Home Instead.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the scholarship fund at Harding University.

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Just learned of Aunt Helen's passing. So sorry for your loss.

Nick & Kathy Morrison Oct 16 2017 12:00 AM

Lewis - we are so sorry that Helen has gone. We enjoyed getting acquainted with her and she always seemed to fit in with everyone. Although we are unable to attend her service, we want you to know that you both are in our minds and in our hearts. May you be able to put your sadness behind you soon and enjoy the memories you have of this very sweet lady. We send our love and condolences to your entire family.

Eddie & Pat Best, Searcy Jul 1 2017 12:00 AM

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A Rugged Cross was ordered on July 1, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jul 1 2017 12:00 AM

We are sending our love and prayers during this sad time for your family! Miss Helen was a sweet lady whom will be missed!

Paul and Jan Morgan Jul 1 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Helen Yingling

Leah Brooks Jun 30 2017 12:00 AM

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A Floral Garden Border Memorial Centerpiece was ordered on June 29, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jun 29 2017 12:00 AM

We knew "Miss Helen" best way back in the 1960's. She was a faithful member at our congregation and a wonderful example of a Christian wife and mother. She was a beautiful lady, inside and out. I remember her as quiet, kind and sweet, with an infectious smile and laugh. This world's loss is heaven's gain. God bless her entire family.

Stephen L. Nesbitt Jun 29 2017 12:00 AM

We are very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Lynn and Larry Boyte Jun 29 2017 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. We love the McLeod family. May God bless you all.

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