Jeffrey James Yancey, age 62, of Helenwood, TN, passed away on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at the Turkey Creek Medical Center in Knoxville, TN, surrounded by family and friends. Born on January 1, 1959, in Oneida, TN, Jeffrey was the son of the late James and Nella Pha Yancey. He was a member of the White Rock Baptist Church in Huntsville, TN.
In addition to his parents, Jeff was preceded in death by his sister: Sherry Yancey; grandparents: Rosa Lee and Rosier Cross and Luther and Flora Yancey; uncles: Darryl Cross and Maynard Cross; parents-in-law: Palm T and Carol Phillips; lifelong friend: Mike Cross
Jeff is survived by his wife of 29 years: Cynthia Yancey; brother: Gary Yancey and wife Holly; uncle: Zolla Cross and wife Helen; aunts: Ugunda West, Nella Faye Cross and Melba Cross; nieces: Jordan, Erin, and Megan Yancey, Kaysha Golden and husband Ryan, Daysha Jeffers and fiancé Taylor Washam, Abbie Jeffers; nephew: Caden Jeffers; sisters-in-law: Reda Phillips, Trina Terry and husband Rick and Misty Jeffers and husband Pete; great nephews: Adler and Caleb Golden.
Friends may visit with the Yancey family on Monday, December 20, 2021, from 5:30 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 7 p.m. at the White Rock Baptist Church with Bro. Jim West and Bro. Charlie Golden officiating. Music will be provided by the White Rock Choir and Kaysha Golden and Matt Hicks.
Committal service will be on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at 11 a.m. in the James C. and Nella Pha Yancey Family Cemetery. Pallbearers will be nephews and friends.
In Lieu of flowers please make donations to White Rock Baptist Church Missionary Fund.
Jones & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of Jeffrey James Yancey.
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