Elizabeth Yancey McIlhenny Kane, 46, of
Ruckersville passed away peacefully Friday, December
25, 2015 at her home after a brief illness.
Yancey was born October 13, 1969 in New Orleans,
Louisiana, daughter of John Boyd McIlhenny and Kim
She attended high school and college in
Lewisburg, West Virginia. She was loved by family
and friends, particularly for her tremendously kind
and generous spirit and her ineffable sense of
She is survived and deeply missed by her husband,
David B. Kane; her parents; brothers William W.
McIlhenny of Roanoke, Virginia and John M. McIlhenny
of Orlando, Florida; her sister and brother-in-law,
Sara Daniels McIlhenny and Thomas J. Donohue, MD;
extended family, many friends, and her beloved
Siamese cat, “Maliwan.”
A Memorial Service will be held at 5:00 P.M.
Friday, January 15, 2015 at the Ryan Funeral Home,
12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be
given to the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA, 3355
Berkmar Drive, Charlottesville, VA 22901.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of