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Shirlee Yassney Obituary

Shirlee Utley Yassney
Shirlee Utley Yassney

November 27, 1936 - April 6, 2019
Resided in Russellville, KY


Shirlee Utley Yassney, age 82 of Russellville, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was a Todd County native, born November 27, 1936 to the late Lawrence Utley and Ida Rager Utley. She worked as district manager for Minit Mart Corporation for 20 years and was Mayor of her beloved City of Russellville for 8 years before finally retiring to be home with her family. Shirlee loved the Lord, her family and her beautiful flower gardens. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Yassney, her son, Bryan Stewart, her siblings, Mary Ruth, Billy, Paul, Polly, Jimmy, Bobby, David, Joann and Frances.
She is survived by:

2 Daughters ~ Patricia Darlene and Marc ~ Cape Elizabeth, ME
Amy Stafford and Brian ~ Russellville, KY

1 Brother ~ Kenneth Utley and Carolyn ~ Franklin, KY

1 Sister ~ Barbara Justice ~ Bowling Green, KY

8 Grandchildren
5 Great Grandchildren

Several Nieces and Nephews also survive

Funeral Services for Shirlee Utley Yassney will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home with Bro. Calvin Naylor officiating with burial to follow in the Pea Ridge Cemetery. Visitation at the funeral home will be held Monday, April 8, 2019 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and Tuesday from 11:00 am and lasting until the time of the service at 1:00 pm.

Memorial donations may be made to Hosparus Health of Barren River. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Grandsons and Great Grandson, Travis Rhoads, Bryant Rhoads, Ryan Payeur, Jackson Kinser, Brett Kinser, Jason Stafford and Zachary Stafford.




Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home
210 North Thurston Drive
Russellville, KY 42276
Monday, April 8, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Summers, Kirby and Sanders Funeral Home
210 North Thurston Drive
Russellville, KY 42276
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
1:00 PM
Pea Ridge Cemetery
Williams Road
Elkton, KY US 42220
Tuesday, April 9, 2019


Hosparus Barren River
101 Riverwood Ave Ste B
Bowling Green, KY 42103-9981