Lee Yeary 76, a former Taftian, succumbed yesterday in Santa Margarita where he had resided for the past five months. Prior to that time he had lived in Taft and on his ranch at Carriso Plains. Funeral services will be conducted in the Chapel of the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home Saturday at 10:30 a.m. with W. O. Erickson officiating. Interment will follow in the West Side Cemetery. Survivors include three sisters, Ida Hamilton of Brea; Vina Lauritson of Mantica and Imma Wilkison of Claremont; two brothers, Dan Yeary of Cerriso Plains and George Yeary of Sacramento; niece, Mrs. L. W. Riggs of Taft and nephew, Frank Yeary of Atascadero.