Yvonne Bridgette Poorman, 67, of Glenville, passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston.
She was born in Rochester, PA, on February 16, 1953, a daughter of the late Frederick Clayton and Dora Lee Jones Newell. In addition to her parents, Yvonne was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Amber Berreth and Christopher Bell, one brother, Larry Lee Newell, one nephew, Jeffery Riggs, and one sister-in-law, Darlene Jackson.
On June 16, 1978, Yvonne married the love of her life, David A. Poorman. Together they have shared the last 41 years and he will miss her immensely.
Yvonne is survived by her husband, David Poorman, of Glenville, two children, Leila Hardway, of Spencer, and Angela Nance and husband, Calvin, of Virginia Beach, VA, four grandchildren, Dustin, Justin, Matthew, and Clayton, one sister, Dora “Kay” Riggs and husband, Michael, of Big Springs, one nephew and one niece, Michael Riggs and wife, Kimberly, and Samantha McWilliams, one sister-in-law, Penny Ellyson, and husband, Leon, one brother-in-law, Dale Poorman, her two K-9 companions, Gucci and Pork, and her many feline friends.
Yvonne worked as a Librarian at the Sand Fork Elementary School for three years before becoming a security guard for the Sun Oil Company. Before she became ill, she attended the Camden Flats Baptist Chapel in Glenville. Yvonne enjoyed gardening flowers and especially loved Pansies. She loved all types of animals, but especially enjoyed the company of her cats and two dogs. Above all, Yvonne loved spending time at home with her family.
Yvonne's request for cremation has been honored and a private service will be held at a later date.
We, at Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service located at 144 Hackers Creek Rd. in Jane Lew, are honored and privileged to serve the family of Yvonne Bridgette Poorman. Online condolences may be expressed at www.PatBoyle FuneralHome.com.