Lorena Mae Yeubanks, age 80 of Coffeyville passed away on April 28, 2018 at Windsor Place.
Lorena was born in Independence on November 15, 1937 to Merle and Eunice (DeTar) Grabham. She attended rural schools and graduated from Independence High School. Out of high School she met George "Willard" Yeubanks and the couple was later married in Coffeyville on November 17, 1956. To this union they were blessed with two sons and a daughter. Lorena operated a daycare out of the family's home for a number of years before they opened the Dearing Family Delight. They later purchased the Country Time Mall and added the Music Theater. Together the couple shared a love for music, often times you could find Lorena playing the piano with Willard on the fiddle. Lorena would often play for the Central Baptist Church as well. She enjoyed camping, trips to Branson, working crosswords, playing the piano, hosting gatherings, and dearest to her heart was all of her family. She was the definition of a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.
Lorena's memories will live on with her children; sons, Ricky Lee Yeubanks his significant other Lisa Palmer, and Benny Ray Yeubanks his wife Kay, her daughter Debra Kay Thompson her husband Nicky, brothers, Jerald Grabham his wife Helen and Gary Grabham his wife Kathy grandchildren, Ashley Horick her husband Ryan, Amy Jantz her husband John, Abby Jontra her husband Travis, Kristina Thompson, Cody Thompson, Bradley Yeubanks his wife Hannah, Brandon Yeubanks, Brett Yeubanks, step-grandchildren Sara Sisco and Blake Davis his wife Kylie, great-grandchildren, Owen Horick, Weston Jantz, Brexlyn Jontra, Brycen Yeubanks. She now rests with her parents, her husband of 61 years Willard, and a sister Lois Jean Shepard.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel at 11:00am. Interment will immediately follow at Fairview Cemetery. Friends are invited to sign the register and greet the family on Sunday, May 6, 2018 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm at the Chapel. The family suggests memorials be made payable to the American Alzheimer's Association and they may be sent in care of Ford-Wulf-Bruns Chapel 2405 Woodland Ave. Coffeyville, KS 67337. To leave the family a message of condolence, please visit www.fordwulfbrunschapel.com