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M. Yvonne Roberts

M. Yvonne Roberts, age 76, of Thornville, passed away November 24, 2014, at Licking Memorial Hospital.

Yvonne was a retired 9–11 Dispatcher for the Columbus Police Department.

Yvonne is survived by her children, Steven (Jane) Roberts, Susan (Edward) Neff, Christine Roberts, Cathleen (Dennis) Venrick, and Carl Joseph Roberts; grandchildren, Kylor Roberts, John Roberts, Matthew Fehr, and Nicole Fehr; several great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Rita (Fred) McNash, Robert (Mary Jo) Yates, Michael (Selina) Yates, William (Carole) Yates, and Patricia (Sam) Noteman; and many nieces and nephews.

Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents, Harold “Hank” and Lillian “Dit” Yates; and brother, James Yates.

Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November, 28, 2014, at the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, 207 S. Main St, Baltimore. Burial will follow in Millersport Cemetery. Friends may visit from 12:00 to 2:00 PM Friday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made in memory of Yvonne to the Licking County Aging Program, 1058 E. Main St, Newark, Ohio 43055. Online condolences can be made at

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