Myrtle Yordy, 91, of the Watsontown area passed away Aug. 17, 2012, at the home of her daughter.
She was born Oct. 27, 1920, a daughter of the late William and Jimella Gottschall Kulp. She was preceded in death in 1973 by her loving husband Russell, whose passing broke a union of thirty seven years of marriage.
Myrtle attended the Watsontown Alliance Church and Christ Wesleyan Church, Milton and was a successful business woman who owned and operated the restaurant at the Dewart Livestock Market for twenty years.
Surviving are two sons, Russell (Helen) Yordy Jr. of Dewart and Roger (Barb) Yordy of Watsontown RD; a daughter, Sharon (Charles) Grode of Watsontown; eight grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren and a brother, Sterling (Eleanor) Kulp of Watsontown.
In addition to her parents and husband, Myrtle was predeceased by a brother, Sherman Kulp.
Friends are invited to call from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Christ Wesleyan Church, 363 Stamm Road, Milton, where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Arlie Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Northumberland Memorial Park, Stonington.