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Sheila Ann Yekel (Gist), age 62

Sheila Ann Yekel (Gist), 62, of North Little Rock passed away on Sunday, December 20, 2020 in her home. She was born in South Haven, Michigan on January 11, 1958 to James and Emma (Marcella) Gist.

She is preceded in death by her grandson Seth Taylor.

Sheila is survived by her husband, Joseph C. Yekel, her children Stacye Skaggs (Tony), Chris Cauldwell (Krystal), Conrad Yekel, III, and Lauren Yekel; her parents James and Emma Gist; her grandchildren Courtney, CJ, Karley Cauldwell and Kara Taylor; two great-grandchildren Rowyn Yekel and Seth Taylor, Jr.

Memorial services will be held at a later date

Arrangements are entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.  501-982-3400.


  • Joseph C. Yekel Posted December 24, 2020 10:29 AM

    Love you baby miss you always.

  • Linda Roach Redmerski Posted December 24, 2020 12:22 PM

    So sorry for y’alls loss. Sheila was a great woman. Prayers for all of the family.

  • STACYE L SKAGGS Posted December 24, 2020 8:21 PM

    Momma, I will miss you and I love you. I know Seth was waiting to welcome you into heaven. I am sorry you hurt so bad wish I could’ve helped you. Proud that you were my mom and I was your daughter. Fly high mom until we meet again

    • Lynette Culpepper Posted December 27, 2020 10:49 AM

      I love you my friend.

  • Larry and Chris Shestak Posted December 25, 2020 2:49 AM

    Sorry to hear of Sheillas passing. May God bless her and all the family and friends. R.I.P. Sheilla.

  • Joseph C. Yekel Posted December 25, 2020 3:50 PM

    Love you baby.

  • Mary and Cal king Posted December 25, 2020 4:57 PM

    My darlin sister (cuz) I so much miss that beautiful smile and the adorable perky laugh.. childhood memories flood me these days.. Rest In Peace my sweet one.. I so love you Sheila I’m so loss without you I pray for your husband Joe , your Mom and Dad and your Children

  • Randy Crouch Posted December 25, 2020 5:22 PM

    Have special memories of her in school such a sweet friend she will be missed

  • Kathy Ivy Higgs-Jones Posted December 26, 2020 12:02 AM

    Marcella and Virgil, my heart hurts for yall. Sending my most heartfelt prayers for all of yall. Sheila was a sweetheart, always kind to me. My heart hurts for kiddos… Stacye, my hearts hurts for you as well, can’t imagine… she will hold your baby boy til you make it to Heaven. I love you all like blood family.

  • Barbara Key Posted December 26, 2020 10:49 AM

    So sorry for your loss. Praying for all the family. We love you all Jr and Barbara Key

  • Rachel Gill Posted December 26, 2020 9:07 PM

    Ma, Pops Stacye and family. I’m sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with y’all in this time of sorrow. Love yall.

  • Karen & Cody Teague Posted December 26, 2020 9:24 PM

    We are so very sorry for your loss. I know she was loved by many. Cody and I will have the family and all those who loved her in our prayers.

  • Cindy Posted January 2, 2021 9:41 PM

    Heaven gained a wonderful Angel. RIP my friend. Sending prayers to the family…Sheila was a wonderful person and will no doubt be missed dearly❤️❤️🙏🙏

  • Toby Deeter Posted January 27, 2021 3:31 AM

    Still at a loss of worDS. .You were such a Loving And Caring person. You are and will be deeply missed fROM all that knew you. Rest in Love ..from your other son- love you

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