August 29, 1966 - April 10, 2017
Lisa Yancy, 50, of Kankakee, IL, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017 at her home. Visitation will be Friday, April 14, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Lax Mortuary and again on Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 9:00 A.M. until time of Funeral Services at 10:00 A.M. at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Sun River Terrace, IL. Reverend Ricky Dixon will officiate. Burial will be in Kankakee Memorial Gardens. Lisa Renee Yancy was born August 29, 1966 in Kankakee, IL to Ida Wright and Robert Manns. She graduated from Kankakee High School in 1985, where she was exceptional in track, a great sprinter and was also a cheerleader. She attended Kankakee Community College. Lisa was united in holy matrimony to Stephen Yancy on September 12, 1991. She was employed as a production operator at CSL Behring for 15 years. Lisa was a faithful member of Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Reverend Alex T. Bond where she served until her illness. Lisa was a loving and caring wife and mother who had a memorable laughter. She enjoyed shopping, and bowling and was on a Saturday Night Mix League. God called Lisa home to her eternal resting place on April 10, 2017 at her home. She leaves to cherish her memory, her devoted husband, Stephen Yancy of Kankakee, IL; four daughters, LaToya (Si'moan Jackson)Mingo of Indianapolis, IN, Ashley Yancy of Kankakee, IL, Andrea Yancy of Aurora, IL and Stephenee Yancy of Kankakee, IL; her mother, Ida Gray of Kankakee, IL; four brothers and one sister-in-law, Derrick and Krystal Gray of Charlotte, NC, Keith Gray, Troy Clark and Anthony Paden, all of Kankakee, IL; six sisters, Jeanette Marble and Natasha (Anthony Lewis) Gray, both of Kankakee, IL, Shanaz Terrell of Atlanta, GA, Tammy Higgins of Mesquite, TX, Stacie Murray of Fond du Lac, WI and Rachael Staves of Michigan City, IN; three sisters-in-law, Kathy Yancy Smith of Kankakee, IL, Margo and Tommy Merrill of Champaign, IL and Denise Phagan of Arizona; two grandchildren, Kingston Carter and Skylar Jackson; aunts and uncles, Annette Crossley of Atlanta, GA, Vera Gray Franks and Sam Gray, both of Kankakee, IL and Earl Hicks of Rockford, IL; a special friend, Bonnie Sextion of Kankakee, IL; special co-worker, Lin Bull of Kankakee, IL and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert L. Manns; her stepfather, Thomas Gray who raised and cared for Lisa and was an important part of her life; her paternal grandparents, Arlene and Eddie Terrell; her maternal grandparents, Katherine Griffin and Charlie Wright; two aunts, Dorothy Gray and Vera Hicks and two uncles, Clarence Wright and S. K. Brown.
Lisa Yancy, 50, of Kankakee, IL, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017 at her home. Visitation will be Friday, April 14, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Lax Mortuary and again on Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 9:00 A.M. until time of Funeral... View Obituary & Service Information
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