Pat L. Yielding
May 3, 1938 – May 24, 2018
Patricia Lee "Pat" Yielding, 80, of North Little Rock, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 24, surrounded by family.
Born Patricia Lee Siepiela, "Pat" graduated from Mount St. Mary's in 1956 and married the love of her life, Leon Yielding, on June 12, 1957.
Pat worked as an office manager/accountant and as a real estate agent before opening her catering service, Tasty Presentations. She loved to travel, garden, and collect recipe books. She showed her love for family, friends, and the world through food. She loved to enter cooking contests and won several local contests for Land O'Lakes, the First Lady's Pie Contest, Arkansas Egg Council, and the Beef Council.
Pat is preceded in death by her parents, Leon and Lucy Siepiela; son, Jimmy Yielding; two sisters, Tannie Luker and Leona Lyons; and son-in-law, Brad Broadaway.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Leon Yielding of North Little Rock; daughter Janet Broadaway of Lonoke; granddaughters, Tara Yielding of Little Rock and Jessica Pope (husband Brandon) of Maumelle; grandson, Ben Broadaway of Fayetteville; and great-granddaughters Kori, Mila, Evelyn, and June Pope; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at Griffin Leggett Rest Hills Funeral Home in North Little Rock from 6:00 to 8:00 on Wednesday, May 30. Services will be held at Lakewood United Methodist Church at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 31. Interment to follow at Monk Cemetery in Ward.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
- Visitation Wednesday, May 30, 2018
- Funeral Service Thursday, May 31, 2018
Pat L. Yielding
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May 30, 2018
We are so sad to hear of Pat's passing. Praying for Leon and the rest of her family.
-The family of Mrs. Jean Hammett
May 29, 2018
Yielding family, We are sorry to hear of the passing of this sweet lady, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. Your friends at CartiNlr