Patricia  Yarling


Patricia A. Yarling, 75, Kokomo, passed away at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at IU Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
She was born July 4, 1943 in Muncie to the late Chester and Lucille Beard. She married Dr. John Yarling in Muncie, and he survives.
Patricia is a 1961 graduate of Muncie Central High School and attended Ball State University. She worked as an office manager for her husband for 17 years, receptionist at Red Gold, building manager for White River Professional Building and retired as executive director for United Way of Fulton County. She was a longtime member of the Rotary Club in Fulton County where she served as President for the 100-year anniversary and was also a Red Hats member. Patricia enjoyed traveling, spending time with family and pets, playing cards with friends and getting her hair and nails done every week. She had a great love for life and touched the lives of many people.
Along with her husband, John, Patricia is survived by her sons, Todd Yarling and Jonathan Yarling; grandchildren, Nathan Yarling and Brittany Tomwing; sister-in-law, Mary Beth Poehner; niece, Michelle Williams; and nephews, Larry Beard, Gary Beard and Hal Williams.
Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Larry and Jack Beard; and nephew, James Beard.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2019, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with Pastor Steve Branstutter officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made in Patricia's memory to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Messages of condolence may be left online at
To plant a tree in memory of Patricia Yarling, please visit Tribute Store.
Published on May 6, 2019
Plant a tree in memory
of Patricia
Plant a tree

Obituary published in


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.

Share your condolences and special memories.
The guestbook expires on August 04, 2019.

0 posts

Be the first to share a memory or condolence.