Mrs. Electa Reed Nelson Yerger was born March 18, 1919, in Little River County and passed away Saturday, June 16, 2012.
Electa obtained her high school certificate from Little River Training School, B.A. degree from Philander Smith College and M.Ed. from Henderson State College.
When she moved to Louisville, Ky., she received her rank one certification from the University of Louisville.
Electa was active all her life in church and community service.
She dearly loved her church members of Bethel A.M.E.
Services for Mrs. Yerger include visitation at Bethel A.M.E. Church 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 23; services will follow.
Interment will be at Cave Hill Cemetery.
The family has requested that memorial gifts be made to the Missionary Society of Bethel A.M.E Church.
Arrangements entrusted to Hicks Funeral Home Inc.