Daily Kentucky New Era
May 20, 1918
Fire Chief Fears Dead

E. P. Fears died this morning at 11 o'clock in an Evansville sanitarium of
acute diabetes from which he had been ill only a few days.  He was taken to
Evansville last Thursday for treatment.  Very few of his friends here even
knew of his illness, and the announcement of his death today came as a
surprise and shock to everyone.

He was fifty-seven years old and a prominent citizen of this city and chief
of the fire department. he enjoyed the highest esteem of everyone.  He was a
member of the Baptist church, and is survived by his wife and one daughter,
Miss Lucille Fears, both of whom were with him when he died.

The body will be brought here for burial, but the details have not been

Pennyrile Deaths April 5, 1999
Yvonne Katherine “Bonnie” Fears, 72, Pardue Lane, died at 9:10 p.m. Sunday at Pinecrest Manor of natural causes.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Maddux Funeral Home, Pembroke, with Billie Russell officiating. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery, Pembroke. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday.

A native of Joplin, Mo., she was born Sept. 16, 1926, the daughter of the late Kenneth Paul and Margaret Vestal Yokum. She was a retired administrative secretary at Jennie Stuart Medical Center and was a founder and president of the Jennie Stuart retirement committee.

Survivors include her husband, Newell Owen “Sparky” Fears; two sons, James Fears, Chapel Hill, Tenn., Jerry Fears, Dallas, Texas; two daughters, Judy Combs, Hopkinsville, Jeannie Vinson, Russellville; two sisters, Jean Leimbach, St. Louis, Mo.,- Pat Adams, Harrodsburg; two half-brothers, Carlin Yokum, and Larry Yokum, both of Fallbrook, CaLif.; and 10 grandchildren

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