Nancy Boyd Yencer, 57

MUNCIE, INDIANA - A memorial for Nancy Boyd Yencer will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in High Street United Methodist Church.

 Friends and family will gather at 10 a.m. before the service in the church parlor and a reception follows in Parish Hall afterward. The eulogy will offered by Charlotte Overmyer with words from Andrew Phipps. She will rest with other family at Beech Grove Cemetery.

 Mrs. Yencer, 57, passed away May 29 and leaves her husband, Richard; a daughter, Jennifer Borders and her husband, James of Longmont, Colorado, and a granddaughter, Georgia.

 Her mother, Alice Boyd of Muncie, also survives as does two sisters, Barbara McConnell and her husband, Robert, of Bloomington, and Suzanne Freeman and husband, William, Cicero, and a brother, Thomas Boyd, Indianapolis. Other surviving family includes a niece, Amanda Freeman, and nephews, Ryan, Tevor, Nolan and Cullen McConnell, and Tommy Freeman.

 A Muncie native, Mrs. Yencer graduated from Northside High School and later earned a business degree from Ball State University. She worked for a building supply company and also taught in Muncie Community Schools for 20 years.

 She was a lifelong member of High Street United Methodist Church, a member of Philanthropic Education Organization, and was active in the art and culture community.

 Mrs. Yencer was also a descendant of the First Families of Virginia, and among her ancestors were the Bradfords who were the first Europeans to settle Indiana after the Revolutionary War. Her grandfather, Hyman Allman, was superintendent of Muncie Community Schools during the 1930s.

 Giving can be made to the Nancy Boyd Yencer Memorial Fund at Old National Bank in Muncie or at the High Street Methodist church. Parson Mortuary handled the arrangements.

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