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Gayle Yosick Obit pic 1-4-14Gayle L. Yosick, age 49, of 91803 Leesville Road, Bowerston, Ohio, died Sunday morning, December 29, 2013 in the Mercy Medical Center at Canton after winning her courageous battle with cancer and going to be with her lord. She was born August 23, 1964 in Coshocton, Ohio and was the daughter of the late Clarence “Ace” and Hazel McQuain Bell.

A memorial service celebrating Gayle’s life will be conducted 1 p.m. Saturday, January 4, 2014 in the Conotton Valley High School Gymnasium, 7205 Cumberland Road S.W., Bowerston, with Rev. Jerralyn Myers officiating. Doors will open for public visitation on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and will run until time of services. Following the memorial service, a fellowship dinner will be held in the Leesville United Methodist Church. The Baxter-Gardner Funeral Home at Sherrodsville is handling arrangements.

The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Gayle Yosick Memorial Athletic Scholarship Fund, C/O The Leesville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box #83, Leesville, OH 44639. Gayle’s family would like to publicly thank Dr. Russell Lee-Wood, Dr. Shayma Kazmi, and the entire staff of the Cancer Treatment Center of America in Philadelphia, Pa. for their outstanding care and support. To leave an online condolence message, please visit the funeral home Web site,

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.