Yolanda Jo (YoYo) Bratcher

Services for Yolanda Jo Bratcher “YoYo”, 69, of Grandview, Mo formerly of Iola, Kansas, will be at First Pentecostal Church of KC.

YoYo passed away on Monday, December 23, 2019, at St. Luke’s East Hospital.

She was born in Columbus, Ohio, the daughter of John and Philimina Brown. She went to Ball high school in Galveston, TX. YoYo moved to Thackerville, OK around 1975. She married Raymond Wayne Bratcher on January 16, 1981. They moved to Iola KS in 2003. He proceeded her in death in April of 2015. She worked as a caregiver and later for CLO until she retired.

A son James Sealy ‘Peek-a-boo” passed away at the age of 9. Also proceeded in death by her parents , a sister Barbra Wood, a brother James Brown.

Survivors include Shiela Kessler and spouse Ronnie of Iola, KS, Bo Sealy and spouse Kathy of Grandview, MO, Felicia Schubert and spouse John, a sister Judith Frazier of Colorado; a sister Joyce Baslee of Missouri, a brother John Brown of Louisiana, a sister Virginia Roberts of Oregon. 7 grandchildren Ryan, Kimberly, and Aaron Kessler: McKenzie, Colton and Abriana Schubert: Caleb Sealy. As well as an army of nieces and nephews who all loved YoYo. All who knew her walked away fed and loved. She had dozens of people that called her mom over the years. The most recent and esspecialy Golden Neese of Iola, KS.

Friends and family are invited to celebrate the life of YoYo at 3pm on December 30, 2019. Service will be at FPC of KC 14800 NW Tiffany Park Road Kansas City, MO 64153. A graveside service will be in Thackerville, OK, at a later date.

The family suggests memorials to FPC of KC.

Messages & Condolences

From Golden...

You were always there when I needed some one

From Michelle Thacker (Brown)...

YO, YO I can still hear your laughter and see your infectious smile after all these years since we met. It was one of the fondest and memorable time of my life. I was just 21 when we met. You will always be remembered and i will be talking of u years to come to my children so u will carry on and never be forgotten. Love u. God Bless, hugs to Wayne xx

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