Fern (Yarnell) Robertson (93) of Cowden

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Published on May 21 2012 12:00 pm

Fern N. (Yarnell) Robertson 93, of Cowden, IL, passed away at 12:50 AM Sunday May 20, 2012 in the Lutheran Care Center in Altamont, IL.

Fern was born July 31, 1918 at Cowden the daughter of Clair and Mary Larimore Yarnell.  She married James Wesley Robertson on Oct. 9, 1937 and he passed away Nov. 30, 1985.  Fern was a loving and devoted homemaker for her family and for 7 years she owned and
operated Robertson’s Sundries in Cowden.  She was a member of the First Christian Church in Cowden.

Surviving are son, Jim Robertson and wife Lois of Pinellas Park, FL; daughter Linda Thompson and husband Don of Cowden; eight grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; seventeen great great grandchildren; sister-in- law Jessie Yarnell of Cowden and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Wesley, her parents, and brothers: Clyde, John and Ray Yarnell and one grandchild in infancy.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Friday May 25, 2012 in the First Christian Church in Cowden. Pastor Tom Boyd and Pastor Darrell Hinkle will officiate.  Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday in the First Christian Church in  Cowden. Arrangements are entrusted to Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Cowden.  Burial will be in Mound Cemetery, Cowden. Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church of Cowden. On line condolences may be sent to the Family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.net