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YATES, Denzil Age 74, of Printer, Ky., husband of Josephine Meade Yates, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2001 at his residence. He was born October 12, 1927 in Garrett, Ky., the son of the late Andrew Jackson Yates and Maggie Moore Yates. Mr. Yates was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Martin, Ky., a retired coal miner, and a member of the United Mine Workers Association, Local No. 1373, Wayland, Ky. Survivors include five sons, Steven Yates and Denzil Yates Jr., both of Printer, Ky., Danny Yates and Tim Yates, both of Garrett, Ky., and Carter Yates, Martin, Ky.; five daughters, Connie Mullins and Pearlene Yates, both of Printer, Ky., Nadine Herrell, Columbus, OH, Helen Isaac, Martin, Ky., LaDonna Briggs, Prestonsburg, Ky., two sisters, Ester Hall Lawson, Harold, Ky., and Katherine Meade, Printer, Ky., 16 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Chris Yates, two daughters, Gwinna Davis Carroll and Anna Doris Yates; two brothers, Andrew Yates Jr., and Clifford Yates; one sister, Ethel Elliott; four grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Funeral services for Denzil Yates were conducted Tuesday, December 18, 2001, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, Ky., with the elders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints officiating. Burial followed in the Meade Cemetery, Printer, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Kentucky. Visitation was at the church. Pallbearers for Denzil Yates were Craig Isaac, Chris Yates, Shannon Yates, Justin Yates, Brian Yates, Allan Mullins, Ralph Justice, Randy Conway, Carl Ray Briggs, Richard Elliott, and Mike Handcock. (FCT'S)
YATES, Darrell Lee  Age 56, of Honaker, husband of Linda Sue Hill Yates, passed away, Sunday, June 27, 2004, in the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington. He was born May 20, 1948, in Floyd County, the son of the late Preston and Laura Kidd Yates. He was a former coal miner. In addtion to his wife, he is survived one son, Grady Lee Yates of Honaker; two daughters: Stephanie Lynn Sanders of Prestonsburg, and Mistie McCrae Yates of Honaker; two brothers: Palmer Yates of Honaker, and Elmer Yates of Huron, Ohio; four sisters: Naomi Yates of Honaker, Velma Lawson of Harold, Loretta Boyd of Wakeman, Ohio, and Katherine Creasy of Mulberry Grove, Illinois; and seven grandchildren. Funeral services for Darrell Yates will be conducted Wednesday, June 30, at 1 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Junior Kidd officiating. Burial will follow in the Hunter Cemetery, at Honaker, under the professional care of Hall Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)
YATES, Earl Junior b. 08-23-1930 d. 09-06-1990 s/o Gus & Birchie Garrison Yates, h/o Margie Dove Yates, bur: Davidson Mem Gardens
YATES, Elizabeth   Obit  (HFH Photo)
YATES, Harold D. Age 59, of Prestonsburg, died Tuesday, August 24, 1999, Born on April 20, 1940, in Little Paint, s/o  Thomas S. Yates and Katie Ann Spencer Yates. . Survivors include six brothers, Ben Yates of Prestonsburg, Lee Yates of Mentone, Indiana, Dewey Yates of Warsaw, Indiana, Elmer Yates and Bobby Yates, both of Freemont, Ohio, Bill Yates of Pierceton, Indiana; two sisters, Dorothy Singer of Wabash, Indiana, Martha Floyd of Akron, Indiana.  Burial will be in the Jones Family Cemetery, at Banner
YATES, Homer Sr. Age, 64, of Ecorse, Michigan, formerly of Bevinsville, died Monday, February 26, 2001, at Henry Ford Hospital in Wyandotte, Michigan, following an extended illness. Born on May 11, 1936, in Weeksbury, he was the son of the late Will and Siltanie Hall Yates. He was a truck driver for Parcel Delivery Company. He is survived by his wife, Maudie Isaac Yates. Other survivors include three sons, Johnny Arthur Yates, Kenneth Yates and Homer Yates Jr., all of Michigan; three daughters, Deborah Yates, Iris Ryder and Sharon Coleman, all of Michigan; two brothers, Robert Yates of Martin, Donald Yates of Lockport, Illinois; three sisters, Billie Lou Stegall of Hi Hat, Yvonne Webster of Springfield, Ohio, Hazel Hall of Vickery, Ohio; 16 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral services were conducted Friday, March 2, at the Martenson Funeral Home, Allen Park, Michigan. (FCT'S)
YATES, Letisha Michelle Age 19, of Eastern, d, April 30, 1999, in Martin. She was born November 30, 1979, in Morristown, Tennessee, d/o Donald Ray Yates and Judy Kaye Anderson Yates, of Eastern. She was a student at Prestonsburg Community College, part-time Wal-Mart employee, a member of the Kentucky National Guard. She attended Praise Assembly of God in Prestonsburg. Survivors, other than her parents, include one sister, Loretta Darlene Crace of Huntington, West Virginia; paternal grandparents, Dora Evelyn Willis Yates of Del Rio, Tennessee, and maternal grandparents, Ollie James Anderson and Janvee Ball Anderson of Myra. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 4, at 2 p.m., at the Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Del Rio, Tennessee, with Rev. Bill Murr officiating. Local services were Monday, May 3, at 3 p.m., in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, Martin, with Rev. J.M. Sloce officiating. Burial was in Piney Grove Cemetery, Del Rio, Tennessee
YATES, Malta Stewart  Age 94, of Perkinston, Mississippi, formerly of Floyd County, the wife of the late Joe Yates, passed away Thursday, April 21, 2005, in Stone County Hospital, Wiggins Mississippi. She was born November 28, 1910, in Printer, the daughter of the late James Floyd Stewart and Mona Brewer Akers Stewart. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, in Martin. Survivors include one son, Roy (June) Yates of Perkinston, Mississippi; a daughter-in-law, Joyce Yates; five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and one son, Manifred Yates. Funeral services for Malta Stewart Yates were conducted Monday, April 25, at 10:30 a.m., at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin, with Elders of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints officiating. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home. Visitation was at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)
YATES, Marion Age, 88, of Printer, died Thursday, December 21, 2000, at the McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was born April 1, 1912, at Printer, a son of the late Robert Lee and Edith Ray Yates. He was a retired gas company employee and carpenter, and a member of the Old Time Regular Baptist Church at Printer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Belle Hall Yates. He is survived by two sons, Warren G. Yates of Harold and Franklin D. Yates of Honaker; five daughters, Inez Kilburn and Ruby Wallen, both of Martin, and Ella Mae Pyne, Vannie Dameron and Norma J. Mature of Printer; 23 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Funeral services for Marion Yates were Sunday, December 24, at the Hall Funeral Home Chapel at Martin, with Denver Meade and Harold Dameron officiating. Burial followed in the Meade Cemetery at Printer. Pallbearers were Marion Kilburn, Randal Dameron, Jeremy Kilburn, Randy Carroll, Dean Carroll, David Kilburn, Brandon Carroll, Jamie Kilburn and Namon Mature. (FCT'S)
 
YATES, Sil Tanie Hall Age, 92, of Bevinsviile, died Saturday, December 11, 1999, at McDowell Appalachian Regional Hospital, following an extended illness. Born on November 30, 1908, in Knott County, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Evaline Hall. She was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Yates. Survivors include three sons, Homer Yates of Bevinsville, Donald Yates of Martin, Robert (Bob) Yates of Lockport, Illinois; three daughters, Hazel Hall of Vickery, Ohio, Yvonne Webster of Springfield, Ohio, Billie L. Stegall of Hi Hat; one brother, Lee Hall of Strongsville, Ohio; Burial in the Will Hall Cemetery, Bevinsville,
YATES, Randy  Age 54, of Lorain, Ohio, died Thursday night, September 25, 2003, at his brother’s home in Loudonville, after a 6-month illness. He was born February 7, 1949, in Prestonsburg. He lived in New London from 1959 to 1967, when he moved to the Lorain area. He was a 1967 graduate of New London High School. He had served in the U.S. Navy. He worked for the City of Lorain and was a member of Church on the North Coast in Lorain, and was a member of the Amherst Eagles. He loved music and traveling. He is survived by his wife, of eight years, Terah (Morrow) Yates; a daughter, Rachel and Jason Orgen of Vermilion; two sons, Nate and Lydia Yates of Amherst and Ryan Yates at home; two sisters, Marla and Don Helms, and Tammy Yates all of Ashland; a brother, Lloyd and JoAnne Yates of Loudonville; his mother, Estelle Schenk of Ashland; three grandchildren; two nieces and three nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Yates, and his step-father, Robert Schenk. Funeral services were held 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 29, at the Eastman Funeral Home, 200 West Main St., New London, with Pastor Louis Kayatin of Church on the North Coast officiating. Visitation was at the funeral home. Memorials if desired may be made to a favorite charity.  (FCT'S)
YIELDING, Ryan Thomas Age, 17, of Royalton, died Sunday, August 8, 2004, on Rt. 114, Prestonsburg, following an automobile accident. Born April 12, 1987, in Ypsilanti, Michigan, he was the son of Kimberly Parsons of Royalton, and William Yielding. He was a student at Magoffin County High School. Other survivors include a brother, Randall Yielding of Royalton; a half brother, Matthew Yielding of Michigan; one sister, Chelsea Young of Royalton; half-sisters, Adeana Young and Danielle Yielding, both of Michigan. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Tom and Viola Parsons, formerly of Allen. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, August 11, at 11 a.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, at Martin, with Woodrow Crum officiating. Burial will be in the Arvil Crum Memorial Cemetery, Arkansas Creek, Martin, under direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home.  (FCT'S)
YONTS, Braskan Hall  Age 92, of Deane, widow of Lonzo Yonts, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2006, at her residence. She was born July 12, 1914 in Kite, the daughter of the late H,. C. Hall and Margaret Hall. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Little Rock Old Regular Baptist Church, in Bevinsville. Survivors include four sons: Charles E. (Jean) Yonts of Columbia Station, Ohio, Dennel (Sonia) Yonts of Spencer, Ohio, Thomas L. (Yvonne) Yonts of Bevinsville, and Larry (Teresa) Yonts of Deane; four daughters: Carine (Paul) Blaskay of Mulberry, Florida, Essalene (Paul) Monette of Jacksonville, Florida, Mabelline Yonts of Kodak, Tennessee, and Ester Mae Darovitz of Phoenix, Arizona, 23 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Allen Virgil Yonts; a daughter, Charlene Yonts; a son-in-law, Louie Darovitz; two brothers: John Ballard Hall, and Ervin Hall; and a sister, Connie Stacy. Funeral services for Braskan Hall Yonts will be conducted Saturday, November 18, 2006, at 11:00 a.m., at the Little Rock Regular Baptist Church, in Bevinsville, with Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Henry Meade Cemetery, in Deane, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, in Martin. Visitation is at the church.  (FCT'S 11-17-2006)
YONTS, Lonzo b. April 21, 1913, Dean, Ky, s/o Martin and Alafiar Johnson Yonts, d. Feb 24, 1981, Whitesburg Hospital, Whitesburg, Ky. Married Braskan Hall, five sons, Charles, Dennel Lee, Larry, Thomas Leon,and Allen Virgil., five daughters, Corine, Essalene, Mable, Ester Mae, and Charlene
YORK, Christina Stephens Age, 28, of Allen, died Monday, October 16, 2000, at Our Lady of the Way Hospital, Martin, following a long illness. Born on May 22, 1972, in Floyd County, she was the daughter of Samuel Jesse Stephens Jr. and Debra Manns Stephens of Allen. She is survived by her husband, Jack York. Other survivors include three sisters, Lisa Ann Stephens, Kimberly Dawn Hamilton, and Kayla Stephens, all of Allen. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 19, at noon at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, with Henry Lewis officiating. Burial will be in the family cemetery, Stumbo Hollow, Allen, under the directon of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home.  (FCT'S)
YOUMANS, Kathryn Turner Age 72, of Minnie, Ky., passed away, Monday, June 24, 2002, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Ky. She was born March 25, 1930, in Minnie, Ky., the daughter of the late William Turner and Lorraine Johnson Turner. She was a retired teacher; formerly employed by the Floyd County School System, a member of the Drift Women’s Club, the ARH Auxiliary, and the McDowell-Minnie Senior Citizens. Survivors include two sons, Robert Duane Youmans and Darrell Youmans, both of Minnie, Ky.; one daughter, Delilah Lorraine “Midge” Youmans Blackburn of Minnie, Ky.; one brother, W.C. “Buster” Turner of Minnie, Ky.; two sisters, Euka Hicks of Minnie, Ky., and Mary Ellen Maggard of Drift, Ky.; and three grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one brother, Lenville “Bub” Turner, and one sister, Gertrude T. Stumbo. Funeral services for Kathryn Turner Youmans will be conducted Thursday, June 27, 2002, at 11 a.m., at the Old Beaver Regular Baptist Church, Minnie, Ky., with the Old Regular Baptist ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Allen Cemetery, Minnie, Ky., under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, Ky. Visitation is at the funeral home, and after 9 a.m., Thursday, at the church.  (FCT'S)
YOUNCE, Artie Pearl   Age 90, of Panama City, Florida, formerly of Stanville, d, February 27, 1998, at the National Health Nursing Home in Panama City. Born November 7, 1907 at Osborne, d/o William and Sarah Tackett Sturgill. She was a member of the Church of Christ in Orange City, Florida, and a former member of the Betsy Layne Church of Christ. w/o , William H. Younce. Survivors include one daughter, Emma Jean Slone of Panama City, Florida; two brothers, Samuel Sturgill of Albany and Aner Sturgill of Sandyville, West Virginia; two sisters, Delphia Hale of Harold and Geneva May of Detroit, Michigan. Burial was in the Davidson Memorial Gardens at Ivel
YOUNCE, Emma Jean Obit  New Salem Association Minutes 1995
YOUNCE, Emma Jean B: 1-7-1942, D: 10-14-1994  Winston Salem, N.C. Buried: Skidmore Cemetery, Garrison, Ky., d/o Glen & Carrie Johnson Tackett w/o  Douglas McArthur (Mack) Younce, children: Loretta Lynn, Patty Louise & Douglas Eugene bro-sis: Edward, Ben, Homer,Thelma, Betty, Ester, Martha Ellen, Nella &, Eliza Jane
YOUNCE, Gennis C.  Age, 63, of East Point, died Tuesday, July 8, 2008, at his residence. Born December 25, 1944, in Martin, he was the son of the late Sylvester and Rebecca Garrett Younce. Survivors include his brothers and sisters-in-law: Cledith (Elsie) Younce of Greenville, Tennessee; Sylvester (Kathy) Younce of Silver Springs, Florida; Wendell Younce of Springfield, Virginia; his sisters and brothers-in-law: Dottie Hastings and Trena (Woody) Ratliff, both of East Point; and Vonda Ladd of Petersburg, Michigan; and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Delmon Younce. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 11, at 2 p.m., at Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, in Martin, with Manford Fannin and Phillip Ramey officiating. Burial will be in Davidson Memorial Gardens, in Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Pallbearers: Woody Ratliff, Thomas Hastings, Neile Osborne, Tommy Neile Osborne, Rodney Holbrook, Rudy Elbert Pennington, and Tommy Hastings.  (Published: Friday, July 11, 2008 FCT'S)
YOUNCE, Hobert "Hobo" Age, 84, of Prestonsburg, died Friday, March 3, 2000, at Highlands Regional Medical Center of an extended illness. Born on November 27, 1915, in Oneida, Tennessee, he was the son of the late William M. Younce and Ella Phillips. He was a former miner at Sandy Valley Coal Company at Water Gap, and former supervisor of Floyd County Conservation District for 18 years. He was a member of the United Baptist Church; a member of United Mine Workers of America; and Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. He is survived by his wife, Opal Calhoun Younce. Other survivors include two sons, Leon Younce of Prestonsburg, Adis Younce of Salyersville; one brother, Sylvester Younce of East Point; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two greatgreat-grandchildren Burial was in the Younce Family Cemetery, Prestonsburg Serving as pallbearers were Larry Leon Younce, Adis Blake Younce, Hobert Brad Younce, Larry Kevin Younce, Matthew Ray Craft, Daniel Leon Craft, Ronnie Younce and Kenneth Hatfield.
YOUNCE, Ida Mae Gibson Age, 78, of Weeksbury, was born March 20, 1928, the daughter of the late Sally Ann and Hillard Gibson. She left this life on September 27, 2006, to go home. Ida married Earl Younce on July 12, 1956, at Wheelwright, Kentucky, and to this marriage came 13 children. Ida was preceded in death by two sons: Melvin Younce and Garry Younce; four brothers: Luther Gibson, Dewey Gibson, Ballard Gibson, and Ellis Gibson, and seven sisters: Draxie Collins, Hattie Cole, Zettie Johnson, Ethel Calhoun, Lettie Hall, Maggie Campbell and Mary Liz Caudill. Ida is survived by 11 beloved children and their spouses: Janet (Paul Dean) Hall, Sherry (Buford) Thomas, Johnny (Sharon) Younce, Glenda (Olin Gene) Amburgey, Kenny Younce, Ricky (Mary Jane) Younce, Paul (Cathy) Younce, Peggy (Jeff) Edwards, Terry (Patricia) Younce, Sammy (Lori) Younce, and Brenda (Tommy) Hall; 29 grandchildren, 12 step-grandchldren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 14 step-great-grandchildren. Ida came to Joppa Old Regular Baptist Church many years ago, and became a member in September, 1976. She was laid to rest at the Harris Cemetery, on Abner, Saturday, the 30th day of September, 2006. (FCT'S 10-04-2006)
YOUNCE, Opal Leigh Calhoun  Age, 89, of Prestonsburg, died Saturday, July 24, 2004, at Highlands Regional Medical Center. Born August 30, 1914, in Water Gap, she was the daughter of the late Elzie Calhoun and Donie Wallen Calhoun. She was a homemaker, and a member of New Hope United Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hobert Younce, on March 3, 2000. They were married for 63 years. Survivors include two sons: Leon Younce (Ruth) of Prestonsburg, and Adis Younce (Wanda), of Salyersville; three sisters: Easter Belle Slone of Blue River, Loma Hatfield of Prestonsburg, and Blanche Mae Younce of River; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren and three step-great-great-grandchildren. Opal had some very special friends who helped care for her: Birdie Cole, Darlene Holland, Christine Holland, Janie Goodman Wright, and Wanda Bentley. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers: Raymond Calhoun, Graham Calhoun, and Arlen Calhoun. Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, July 27, at 11 a.m., at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel, with Elder Adam Dwayne Marshall and Willard Ousley officiating. Interment was in the Younce Family Cemetery, Spurlock Creek Road, Prestonsburg. Pallbearers: Larry Leon Younce, Adis Blake Younce, Hobert Brad Younce, Larry Kevin Younce, Matthew Ray Craft, and Daniel Leon Craft. The family has entrusted arrangements to the Carter Funeral Home. (FCT'S)
YOUNCE, Sylvester V. Age, 97, of East Point, died Sunday, September 28, 2003, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Prestonsburg. Born May 25, 1906, in Oneida, Tennessee, he was the son of the late William Riley and Ella Phillips Younce. He was a retired gas company employee; a member of the Third Avenue Freewill Baptist Church, where he was a deacon for 50 some years; a Kentucky Colonel; a member of Zebulon Masonic Lodge, 273, in Prestonsburg, and a veteran of World War I, serving in the Army and Navy. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca Garrett Younce. Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law, Cledith (wife, Elsie) Younce of Greenville, Tennessee, Sylvester Jr., (wife, Kathy) Younce of Silver Springs, Florida, Delmon (wife, Elsie) Younce of Las Vegas, Nevada, Wendell Younce of Springfield, Virginia, Gennis Younce of East Point; daughters and sons-in-law, Vonda (husband, Bill) Ladd of Petersburg, Michigan, Dottie Hastings of East Point, Trena (husband, Woody) Ratliff, of East Point; 14 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Luther Younce, Zelmer Younce, Holbrook Younce, John Younce, and Bergan Younce; and four sisters, Anna Mae Younce, Elsie Pennington, Dorothy Baldridge, and Emma Reed. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, October 1, at 1 p.m., at the Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home, Martin, with Manford Fannin, Bill Campbell, and Cledith Younce officiating. Burial will be in the Davidson Memorial Gardens, at Ivel, under the direction of Nelson-Frazier Funeral Home. Visitation is at the funeral home, and services were held Tuesday evening. Active pallbearers: Woody Ratliff, Tom Hastings, Neile Osborne, Richard Younce, David Younce, Rodney Holbrook, Warren Blanton, and Danny Baldridge. Honorary pallbearers: Gennis Younce, Bill Ladd, Leon Younce, Bill Calhoun, Charles Gray, Bill Miller, Fletcher Gayheart, James Stanley and Ronnie Combs.  (FCT'S)
YOUNG, Bessie Gardner  Obit  Submitted by         From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)
YOUNG, Kelpie Age 89, formerly of Harold, died Wednesday, February 17, 1999, at the Mountain Manor Nursing Home. Born in Pike County, on December 27th, 1909, the she was the daughter of the late Sarah JaneConn Maynard, and Robert Maynard and a member of the Baptist church. Her husband, Alvin Young, preceded her in death. Survivors include: one daughter Joan Cooper of Harold; three children and four great-grandchildren.Funeral services will be conducted Saturday February 20, 11a m at the J.W. Call Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in the Ferguson Cemetery, at Harold.
YOUNG, Venice Age 52, of Varney, died Feb. 6, 1999. Born Jan. 3, 1947, in Pike Co. s/o the late A.C. Young and Bertha Mae Robinette Young. Survivors include wife, Ruby Smith Young; one son, Venice Glen Young; two dau. Linda Hunt and Bertha Horn; seven brother, James W., Jessie Roger, Tracy, Denzil, Ben, and Nelson Young; four sisters, Toy Mae Varney, Nina Lois Blackburn, Mavis Wallace and Verlie Gail Harrison. Burial was in the Young Family Cemetery at Varney.
YOUNG, William A.  Obit  Submitted by         From the scrapbook of Cora Coburn Meadows (FCT'S)
YATES Gracie M. "Tootsie" Lyons Hoover

  Age 84, of Garrett, wife of Danny "Tucker" Yates, died Saturday, November 3 at her residence. She was born March 27, 1923 in Garrett, a daughter of the late Ben and Lizzie Patton Lyons. Gracie was a homemaker and member of the Hueysville Church of Christ. In addition to her husband she is survived by one son Kenneth Sturgill, his wife Paula, Plymouth, Oh., eight daughters, Barbara Shepherd, her husband Lowell, Avilla, In., Erma Johnson, her husband Bruce, Plymouth, Oh., Beatrice Haney, her husband Chris, Paintsville, Sheila Jackson, Garrett, Louise Yates, her husband Tim, Garrett, Connie Newsome, her husband Denver, McDowell, Lucy Samons, her husband Lawrence, Garrett, Elizabeth Joseph, her husband Robert, Prestonsburg, 24 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and her beloved companion, "Bussy Boy" Buster. Preceding her in death were her parents, her husband Maynard Hoover, one brother, George K. "Buster: Lyons, and one sister, Virginia "Sissy" Smith. The funeral service for Gacie Yates will be conducted Wednesday, November 7 at 2 P.M. in the Hueysville Church of Christ, Hueysville, with Chester Varney officiating, Burial will follow in the Webb Cemetery, Maytown, with the Hall Funeral Home, Martin, caring for those arrangements.  (HFH)

 

YATES Robert Lee Age 62, of Printer, died Nov. 15th at his residence. Born son of Marion Yates and the late Martha Bell Hall Yates. survivors include father, two brothers, Frank and Warren G. Yates; five sisters,Ella Mae Pyne, Inez Kilburn, Vannie Damron, Ruby Wallen and Norma Jean Mature. Burial was in the Meade Branch Cemetery at Printer, KY.    

 

 


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