OBITUARY

Yuvonne Munns

February 28, 1935January 22, 2019
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Services for Yuvonne Munns, 83, of Athens, TX are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Friday, January 25, 2019 at Zion Hill Assembly of God in Athens, TX with Rev. Todd Hatton, Rev. Wes Bynum and Rev. Jimmy Munns officiating under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home.

Yuvonne passed away January 22, 2019 in Athens.

She was born February 28, 1935 in Ft. Worth, TX to A.C. Rasco and Anna Leeona Wiles.

Yuvonne grew up in the Denton area and graduated from Athens High School in 1951. She married Odis Munns November 3, 1950. Yuvonne was a member of Zion Hill for 68 years and the Pastor's wife for 36 years. She served as a leader for the Athens Section Assembly of God Women's Ministry for a number of years. Yuvonne enjoyed gardening, fishing, cooking, crocheting, music and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her Son, Jeff & Teresa Munns; Son, Jimmy & Martha Munns; Daughter, Dalpha & Bryan Kelley; Daughter, Sharon & George Creel; Son-in-law Wes & Betty Bynum, Brother, Billy & Dorothy Rasco; 11 Grandchildren; 12 Great-Grandchildren.

Yuvonne is preceded in death by her Parents, A.C. & Anna Rasco; Husband, Odis Munns; Daughter, Bertha Bynum; and Sister, Margaret & Bill Smith.

Interment will be at Zion Hill Cemetery in Athens.

Family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home in Canton.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pleasant Hills Children's Home PO BOX 1177 Fairfield, TX 75840.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Joel Munns
  • Ben Bynum
  • Terrence Kelley
  • Shawn Kelley
  • Winfield Munns
  • Thomas Munns
  • Matthew Hanna
  • Cpl. Michael Munns, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, January 24, 2019
  • Funeral Friday, January 25, 2019
REMEMBERING

Yuvonne Munns

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Davina Smith

January 27, 2019

Aunt Yuvonne reminded me so much of Grandmother Rasco. Dignified is how I would describe her.

The memory that sticks most in my mind happened one summer - I couldn’t have been more than 8 or 9 years old - I was visiting Sharon for a few days. Aunt Yuvonne made donuts from scratch - I was amazed and thrilled! Those were the best donuts I had ever tasted!

Then I saw her just a couple of years ago. She and I had never been really close but she seemed genuinely happy to see me. I remember the kindness in her eyes. She was a little more tired and moved a little more slowly than what I remembered, but she was still dignified.

Rest In Peace, Aunt Yuvonne. I’ll see you again.

Barbara Smith

January 25, 2019

Pastor and Sister Munns were a safe harbor for me and my children in the 70’s. They nurtured our faith, prayed for us and wrapped their arms around us as we went thru devastating times. Thank you for your Godly lives and your abiding love. I have no doubt they will receive a great reward from the Father. May the Peace of Christ Jesus strengthen and nourish you as you mourn this saintly couple!

Tina Myers-Shrout

January 24, 2019

Sharon & family, I remember your Mom's smile (it always seemed she had one) the wonderful things she cooked. Oh, the cakes and baked items especially. I still have the recipes that she was gracious enough to share with me. And her beautiful crocheting. I remember commenting on the beautiful ornaments she had made and low and behold she made me a set that year for Christmas. I think of her every time I put them on my tree.

Your parents were a perfect example of what a marriage should be and I know that they are rejoicing being back together.

Mildred Coburn

January 24, 2019

May God's comfort be yours in the home-going of your Mother. She was always a blessing.
Mildred Coburn

Charlotte Baxter

January 24, 2019

What a blessing to have known Sis. Munns! She was always so gracious and giving as part of Women's Ministries. She and Pastor Munns opened the doors to us for so many events, setting such a great example of how to do it God's way. I'm thankful she was part of my life.
Charlotte Baxter
Trinity Valley Women's Ministries

LaVern (Dickerson) Shankles

January 24, 2019

So sorry to hear of the loss of Sister Yuvonne. Will always remember her and Bro Munns from Zion Hill. She was a precious christian wife, mother and grandmother. May God wrap his arms of Love, Strength and Comfort around each of you during this time of sorrow. May your memories of your precious mother keep her close to you.

First Assembly Tucson

January 24, 2019

Dear Pastor Jim Munns and Family, we are rejoicing with you in the knowledge that Sister Yuvonne Munns is forever in the presence of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. You all are in our hearts and prayers as you adjust to the absence of this powerful woman of faith. May we continue to see her children carry the torch!

Don and Linda Brown

January 24, 2019

Jeff and Tresea. So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.