Patricia Yargus


MARSHALL – Patricia Margaret Madigan Yargus, 93, of Marshall, passed away at 8:50 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in the Gibson Center For Inpatient Hospice Care, Terre Haute, Ind.

A Mass of the Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, with the Rev. Augustine Koomson as celebrant. Burial is in the Marshall Cemetery. Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Pearce Funeral Home, with a liturgical wake service at 3:30 PM.

Mrs. Yargus was born June 5, 1925 at Brocton, the daughter of the late Patrick H. and Rosa Ann Carroll Madigan. She married Lloyd A. Yargus Nov. 25, 1942, at St. Louis, Mo., and he preceded her in death Nov. 16, 2010.

Surviving are her children, Loretta Allen of Marshall, Linda (Rick) Hardway of Petersburg, Larry (Jenny Higginbotham) Yargus and Lyle Yargus, both of Marshall; grandchildren, Christina Hardway, Tricia Hardway, Joe A. Hardway, Anne Sheehy, Catherine Shaffer, Margaret Steward, Matthew Yargus and Adam Yargus; great-grandchildren, Jonah Fried, Eliza Fried, Ava Hardway, Drew Hardway, Keil Roberts, Ella Roberts, Benjamin Sheehy, Tommy Sheehy, Rose Shaffer, Patrick Shaffer and Riley Newlin; and her special caregiver, Alona Conrad.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Louella Casteel; son-in-law, LaDonne Mitchell; a sister, Mary Ax; and two brothers, Jerry and John Madigan.

Mrs. Yargus was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Altar Society of the church. She formerly volunteered at the Marshall Food and Clothing Bank, was a member of Clark County Home Extension and the Clark County Republican Women’s Club. But most of all she was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her.

Memorial donations may be made to the Marshall Cemetery Association.

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