Aug 022013

Eleanor R. Yazzie, 63, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2013, in Winslow. A memorial service was held July 31 at New Life Fellowship Church in Castle Butte. Private burial was in Winslow.
She was born Dec. 20, 1949, in Winslow. Her clans were Bitahnii born for Dzilthanii. Her Nali was Tábaahí and her Chie was Tachiini.
Eleanor worked for 20 years with the Navajo Nation government under the Navajo Area Agency on Aging.
Survivors include her spouse, Leroy M. Yazzie Sr.; two daughters, Sophina Yazzie and Trina Nez; three sons, Alfred, Leroy and Lorenzo Yazzie; two brothers, Jimmy and Herbert George; one sister, Etta Begay; and 14 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Dzilthanii and Wanda George; and two sons, Elroy and Alonzo Yazzie.
Greer’s Mortuary of Winslow was in charge of the arrangements.