Mary Volner (9-3-19) service 9-7-19

Mary Story Yates Volner, 91, of Sardis, died on Tuesday, Sept. 3, in Memphis.
She was born in Sardis, daughter of Earl and Louise Story.
She was a homemaker and a member of Sardis Methodist Church. She was elected as alderwoman of Sardis and served for several years.
She is survived by a sister, Jo Lawrence; brother, Don Story; children, Diane Trent, David Yates and Karen Caldwell; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; twin sister; one brother; husband, Collis Yates; and husband, Leon Volner.
Graveside services were held on Saturday, Sept. 7, at Sardis Cemetery, courtesy of Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah, www.sfdcares.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mary’s honor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105 (stjude.org) or a charity of your choice.