Silas E. Yarnall - age: 85
(November 03, 1925 to December 19, 2010
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 1:00 PM at Evans Miller Guinn Exeter Chapel. Burial will be in the Exeter District Cemetery.
November 3, 1925 - December 19, 2010 Si was born November 3, 1925, in Tulare County just east of Farmersville, to Thomas Oliver and Clara Belle Jackson Yarnall in their home. He attended Lindcove Elementary School and graduated from Exeter Union High School. As a Sgt. in the US Army 45th Infantry in Korea, Si served as the cook for the general. The highlight of service was preparing the dinner and cake for the generals birthday party which was attended by the President of South Korea Rhee Syngman, Raymond Burr and Marilyn Monroe. Meeting Marilyn Monroe was an event that Si always talked about. Si was awarded the Bronze Star for his service. Si retired from United Airlines as a baggage supervisor at San Francisco Airport after 35 years. He was an avid car collector and restorer and a member of numerous car clubs. Si was a dedicated Dallas Cowboys and St. Louis Cardinals fan. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Kenneth Yarnall. Surviving him are his wife Juanita, sister AnnaBelle Enlow, niece Jeanette Enlow Meek, nephew Dale Steven Enlow, step daughter and son Sandra Villa and Bill Callahan, grand-children: Robert, David, and Steven Cullum, Bryan and Kym Callahan, great grand-children Logan Cullum and Samantha Hughes, three great nephews: James and William Meek and Todd Enlow, great niece Julie Enlow Silverman, four great great nephews: Kenny Silverman, Garry R. Meek, William and Marcus Enlow, three great great nieces: Kimberly and Audra Meek and Melissa Meek Maze, and one great-great-great niece Brandy Maze.