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In loving memory of
Mary Joe Yezbick
  • July 18, 1948
  • -
  • June 25, 2018

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Mary Joe Yezbick, 69, of North Ft. Myers Fl passed away on Monday June 25, 2018.  She was born in Middlebrook, Mo.  She proudly supported the Teen Challenge, City Gate Ministries, Covenant Community Ministries (CCM).  She also loved gardening, collecting baby dolls, and garage sales.   She was a benevolent, encourager and edifier who loved helping people in need. She worshiped Jesus in spirit and truth and was a faithful servant of Jesus in the local homeless community. Mary Joe had a caddy sense of humor and never met a stranger.

She was preceded in death by her father Joseph and sister Loretta.   Survivors include her son Bill and daughter Heather; mother Goldie; sister Sue and brother Bob; grandsons Cove, William and Joshua; granddaughters Brooke and Hannah; great granddaughter Mya; 8 nieces and nephews as well as many other family members and friends.  Family request in lieu of flowers, donations be made for homeless hygiene care bags (tooth brush, tooth paste, deodorant, socks, water bottle).  Bags will be distributed to the needy.  Donations can be made with PayPal, check, or at memorial service.  paypal.me/BillFeatherston

Checks payable to: City Gate Church, 1735 Jackson Street,   Fort Myers, FL. 33901.  Questions can be emailed to billfeather@yahoo.com

Memorial Service will be held:  Saturday July 14th at 10:00 am at the City Gate Church, 1735 Jackson Street, Fort Myers, Fl. 3390.

Family and friends may sign the guest register by visiting www.baldwincremation.com. Affordable Cremations by Baldwin Brothers is in charge of arrangements.


City Gate Church
1735 Jackson Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901
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Date & Time:
July 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM

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  1. Eric Faust says:
    16 Jul 2018
    I’ve known Mary Jo most of my adult life. She is like a second mom to me. Meeting at CCM, then having her live in the apartment above me. Many haircuts/perms she gave us in the 90’s. Many dinners and lots of laughs. I will miss her Smile, laugh and hugs. If you were having a low
    Moment MJ came in and gave you a hug it was like a weight lifted. We all need to be more like MJ!! It’s comforting to know we’ll see her in the future.

  2. Holly and Joel Torres says:
    15 Jul 2018
    Loved Mary Jo for her heart ❤️ for the homeless loved serving with her at covenant community church ⛪ prayers for your family of God’s love through all the lives your Mom touched

  3. Holly and Joel Torres lit a candle:
    15 Jul 2018
    Lit since July 15, 2018 at 7:42:08 PM

  4. ronald patterson says:
    09 Jul 2018
    sorry for loss but you will make it thur it because you have the help of the lord. uncle ronald

  5. Sue Hecker says:
    08 Jul 2018
    Ill see you in heaven aunt Mary say hello and send my love to grandpa Joe joey and mom Loretta you will be missed but not forgot

  6. Tracey Willis says:
    08 Jul 2018
    Your love and passion for the homeless was very inspirational to our entire family. Your laughter and silliness will be greatly missed! As heaven rejoices in your homecoming I rejoice knowing I will join you, my mother, father and brother one day....until that day comes you will be greatly missed....Tracey (Niece)

  7. Sue Edge says:
    08 Jul 2018
    Mary Jo is my baby sister by 18 months. We have had a lot of fun the last few years of our retirement years. She will be missed very much by our mother and myself. Love you a lot, until we meet again...Sister, Sue.

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  12. Bill Featherston says:
    29 Jun 2018
    You are the best momma a son could ever ask for. God blessed me when He gave me you. You always did your best for us all. I am sure I will miss calling to say hello my momma. But you are now with your Jesus, I would never want to take that away.

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  15. Holly Featherston says:
    29 Jun 2018
    Momma Mary Joe was a most loving mother in law...just so very full of love. I treasure the time we were together. The laughs, transparent talks and love. I miss you. But I know I'll see you again! What a day that will be!!

  16. Yvette Jones says:
    28 Jun 2018
    I am so sorry. Mary Joe was a very special lady.

  17. Anne Delude says:
    28 Jun 2018
    Bill, I am so sad to hear of your loss. I lost my mom in January. As you said: until we meet again. I love you my friend.

  18. Kimberly Allen says:
    28 Jun 2018
    Love you all so dearly. And I am so happy to see the homeless will continue to be supported by one wonderful lady - that ministry was her heartbeat next to her family.
    I will not be in town when the memorial service will be held, I will be in Michigan, but I will be with you in spirit and be worshiping our King right along with you during this time. I look forward to meeting her again to spend an eternity with not more pain, sorrow, or tears.
    My heart,

  19. Bill Featherston posted an image:
    28 Jun 2018
    Willy is going to miss you.
    Willy is going to miss you.

  20. Jazmin says:
    27 Jun 2018
    I am very sorry for your family’s loss. Isaiah 41:10 highlights God’s promise to support you during this difficult time and He will strengthen you as you draw closer to him in prayer. May the memories you shared with Mary bring you comfort, along with God’s promise to see our loved ones again. Acts 24:15.

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