Elizabeth A. "Betty" Yearsley - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Yearsley

March 29, 1935 - December 9, 2021

Elizabeth A. “Betty” Yearsley, age 86, of St. Georges, DE, formally of Frankford, DE, passed away at Christiana Care on Thursday, December 9, 2021.

Born in Wilmington, DE on March 29, 1935, she was a daughter of the late James and Elizabeth (Boulden) Patton. Betty retired from the State of Delaware where she was the Middletown High School cafeteria manager.

In addition to her parents, Betty was preceded in death by her late husband of 35 years, Charles S. Yearsley, Jr.; grandson, Charles W. McDowell; 3 sisters; and 1 brother. She is survived by her 4 children, Victor Hall (Iris) of Townsend, Linda Vogel (Tom) of Oceanview, Lois Eisenbrey (Bill) of Milford, and Ronny Hall (Rachel) of Dallas, PA; 13 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 6 great-great-grandchildren; and many loving family members.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 pm on Thursday, December 16, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 12 pm. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Betty’s memory to the MPN Research Foundation, 180 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1870, Chicago, IL 60601 or online by clicking here.


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16 Condolences for Elizabeth A. “Betty” Yearsley

  • Rest In Peace my friend……Love, Millie!

  • Betty, you were the best mother-in-law in the world! You always laughed at my jokes and loved me as much as I loved you. Rest In Peace mom!

  • Always a smile and a laugh from you! So glad to have called you a friend. Rest now and we will meet again some day!

  • My dear friend Lois,
    I am sadden to learn of your mom’s passing. She was a kind, passionate woman that always looked out for the best interest of children.
    Peace & Love

  • A fine wonderful woman. She will be missed ❤️🥰

    Blanche Ainscow Capuano

  • Forever grateful for the time I go to spend with you Mommom! We all love and miss you so much! Give my Daddy a hug for me. Keep setting off the smoke alarm, Tom loves it! Rest easy Pretty Lady ❤

  • God Bless..To The Moon and back xoxo

  • Betty you were the best boss woman anyone could ask for. More than that, you were one of my best friends, a second mom and a great teacher. I will never forget that laugh and your shining smile. You will be in my heart forever. Love, Mary

  • Lois, my thought and prayers are with you, I’m so sorry for your loss.
    Love You

  • We are absolutely heartbroken to hear about the loss of Betty. She was such a beautiful soul and we can’t imagine the pain that your heart is feeling right now. Please let us know if we can do anything for you.

    Jill Ainscow Keener

  • Vic and Iris. Sorry for your loss.

  • Betty was a kind, compassionate and caring person and we have known her for over sixty years. We have had many laughs and good times with she and Charlie. Betty, we will miss you dearly. Condolences to the family. The twins, Barbara Jane and Bernice.

  • My deepest sympathy Lois to you and your family. I love you.

  • Vic and Iris very sorry for the loss of Mommom Betty. Love you

  • My condolences

  • There were many happy times that Mom and Dad (and we) had with Betty and Charlie along with “The Legion Crew”.
    Our sincere condolences to the family.

    The Calders