Patricia Yeager Saul, 89, died on Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born on Oct. 2, 1928, in Claremont, Michigan, she was a daughter of the late Walter Lee Yeager and Dorothy Fern Yeager. She served her country as both an administrative secretary for the Department of Defense as well as being a stay at home mother of three and wife of an active duty military husband. She returned to the work force and finished her career working with Sumter School District 17. She was known and will be remembered for loving God, her family and serving others by volunteering at the school district, her church, and so many other ways. She was an active and faithful member of Crosspoint Baptist Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Wendy Simmons of Surfside Beach and Christi Waynick of Sumter; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Alan Dwayne Yeager (Evelyn) of California; two nieces; a nephew; and seven great-nieces and great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by a son, Walter James "Wally" Saul; and a son-in-law, Denzil David Simmons II.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at Crosspoint Baptist Church with the Rev. John Sorrells officiating.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday at Crosspoint Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to America's Vetdogs, 371 E. Jericho Turnpike, Smithtown NY 11787 (

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of McElveen Manor for all of their loving care and compassion.

Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.