Mary “Tiny” K. Yant, 71, Syracuse, passed away on June 2, 2021, at her residence.
She was born on Nov. 18, 1949, to Charles Merrill Kinnison and Mary J. (Yant) DuBois. She married Jerry Yant on March 22, 1984, in Andalusia, Alabama.
Mary is survived by her husband, Jerry Yant, Syracuse; daughter Christine (Brandon) Erlacher, Bristol; several grandchildren; and sisters Patricia Ann Elser, Ligonier, Betty Jo Morris, Elkhart, and Sandra (Steve) Knepper, Wolcottville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and brother David Kinnison.
Mary graduated in 1968. It was the first graduating class of the consolidated West Noble High School. Mary loved to dance, camp, gardening, the mountains, mushroom hunting, cooking and going out in the boat.
A graveside service will be held in Mary’s honor on June 19, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Oak Park Cemetery aside her mother. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.