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"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

FRANKLIN D. YEAGER

2/4/1999

Franklin D. Yeager, 62, of Grantsville, died Friday, Jan. 22, 1999, at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center.

He was born in Index, the son of the late Ottie and Kizzie Yeager. He was a former employee of Sav-A-Tool, Grantsville.

Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Sandra Kay Richards Yeager; one daughter, JoAnn Parsons of Brohard; two sons, Franklin Yeager, Jr., and Michael Yeager, both of Grantsville; four sisters, Mary Montgomery of Akron, Ohio, Dot Curry of Five Forks, and Catherine Stevens and Sandy Funk, both of Grantsville; and two brothers, Parker Yeager and Robert Yeager, both of Grantsville. He was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Robert Nicholas officiating. Burial was in Yeager Cemetery, Lower Run.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

9/15/1994

KIZZIE B. YEAGER

Kizzie B. Yeager, 86, of Grantsville, died Sunday, Sept. 11, 1994, at St. Joseph's Hospital, after a brief illness.

She was born in Gilmer County, a daughter of the late William H. and Lona Westfall Bush. She was a homemaker, and a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, near Grantsville.

Surviving are three sons, Franklin Yeager and Park Yeager, both of Grantsville, and Robert Yeager of Grafton, Ohio; four daughters, Mary W. Montgomery of Akron, Catherine Stevens, Dot Curry and Sandy Funk, all of Grantsville; 23 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ottie E. Yeager, in 1994; three sons; and one daughter.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with burial in Yeager-Westfall Cemetery, near Grantsville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

MARTHA A. YEAGER

6/12/1997

Martha Ann Yeager, 60, of Grantsville, died Tuesday, June 3, 1997, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Cleveland, a daughter of the late John and Anna Bellish Vargo. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Clay Yeager, Jr.; one son, William C. Yeager of Delevan, Wisc.; and three grandchildren, Billy J. Yeager, Patrick Clay Yeager and Andrew J. Yeager, all of Delevan. She was preceded in death by one son, John Yeager.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Alfred Hickman officiating. Burial was in Yeager-Westfall Cemetery, Lower Run, near Grantsville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

ORPHA JANE YEAGER

2/25/1999

Orpha Jane Yeager, 71, of Spencer, died Saturday, Feb. 20, 1999, in Roane General Hospital, following a long illness.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Henry and Ida M. McCumbers. She was a member of Slate United Methodist Church, Spencer, and was a homemaker.

Surviving are her husband, Leslie Yeager; two sons, Gary Hall of Parkersburg and Randy Yeager of Spencer; two daughters, Donna Whited of Spencer and Joyce Vaughan of Zanesville, Ohio; two sisters, June Hall of Belpre, Ohio, and Bertha May of Parkersburg; three brothers, Everett Drennen of Letter Gap, Lester McCumbers of Nicut and Harold McCumbers of Charleston; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Tom McCumbers.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Randall Whited officiating. Burial was in Slate Cemetery, Spencer.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

3/3/1994

OTTIE EARL YEAGER

Ottie Earl Yeager, 92, of Grantsville, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 1994, at Calhoun General Hospital, after an extended illness.

He was born in Gilmer County, a son of the late Granville and Florinda Sullivan Yeager. He was retired from Larson Foundry in Grafton, Ohio, and was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Grantsville.

Surviving are his wife, Kizzie Bush Yeager; three sons, Franklin Yeager and Park Yeager, both of Grantsville, and Robert Yeager of Grafton; four daughters, Mary W. Montgomery of Akron, and Catherine Stevens, Dot Curry, and Sandy Funk, all of Grantsville; one brother, Ervin Yeager of Stouts Mills; 23 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sons, one daughter, four sisters, and four brothers. Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Burial was in Yeager-Westfall Cemetery, near Grantsville.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

STEVEN MARSH YEAGER

7/23/1998

Steven Marsh Yeager, 31, of Troy, died at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston, on Friday, Juy 17, 1998, following an automobile accident near Glenville.

Surviving are his parents, Erwin and Cleo Yeager of Troy; six brothers, Roger Yeager of Gassaway, Lee Yeager of Stout's Mill, Charles Yeager of Troy, Bob Yeager of Weston, Lane Yeager of Jane Lew and Reggie Yeager of Romney; six sisters, Patty Yeager and Brenda Taylor, both of Stout's Mill, Connie Tinney of Buckhannon, Judy Fisher of Weston, Annette Ledbetter of Barberton, Ohio, and Wanda Blosser of Midland, Tex.

Joint funeral services were held (for he and David A. Taylor) at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Robert Nicholas officiating. Burial was in Yeager Family Cemetery, Stout's Mill.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

VIRGINIA YEAGER

7/1/1999

Virginia M. Yeager, 87, of Glenville, died Friday, June 25, 1999, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

She was born in Lockney, the daughter of the late Samuel and Emma Catherine Gettamy Tallhamer.

She was a homemaker and a member of Glenville Community Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Audrey Aileen Curry of Glenville; three sons, Glessoner W. Yeager, Edgar J. Yeager and Tessa M. Yeager of Grafton, Ohio; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Whitt O. Yeager, and several brothers and sisters.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Randy Wilson officiating. Burial was in Turner Community Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

8/31/1995

WHITT O. YEAGER

Whitt O. Yeager, 86, of Glenville, died Thursday, Aug. 24, 1995, at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.

He was born in Gilmer County, a son of the late Charles "Bud" and Addie Love Westfall Fitzpatrick Yeager. He was retired from Fruehauf Trailer Co., Avon Lake, Ohio. He attended Glenville Community Church.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia Tallhammer Yeager; three sons, Glessoner W. Yeager of Parkersburg, Edgar Yeager of Marietta and Tessa Yeager of Grafton, Ohio; one daughter, Aileen Richards Curry of Glenville; one brother, Clay Yeager of Grantsville; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and four step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Thurl Yeager, Edward Yeager and Thaddeus Yeager; one half-brother, Tessa Yeager; four half-sisters, Ferrie Yeager, Ruth Yeager, Bonnie Yeager, and Nora Yeager; three grandchildren; and one step-grandchild.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Randy Wilson officiating. Burial was in Turner Cemetery, Lockney.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

5/9/1996

ADELPHIA YOAK

Adelphia Yoak, 70, of Five Forks, died Tuesday, April 23, 1996, at St. Joseph's Hospital.

She was born in Gilmer County, a daughter of the late Albert and Della Church Radabaugh. She was a former employee of Consolidated Natural Gas Co. and a member of Trace Fork United Methodist Church.

Surviving are one daughter, Bessie Hinzman of Five Forks; three sons, Lynn Robert Yoak of Five Forks, Derwin Yoak and Irwin Yoak, both of Parkersburg; two sisters, Pauline Radabaugh of Nobe and Eudora King of Big Bend; four brothers, Ralph Radabaugh of Nobe, Willard Radabaugh of Nicut, Delmas Radabaugh of New Philadelphia, Ohio, and Orville Radabaugh of Chloe; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joy R. Yoak; one daughter, Cathy Sue Yoak; two brothers; and one sister.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Alfred Hickman officiating. Burial was in Nobe Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

1/19/1995

ALBERTINE P. YOAK

Albertine Pearl Yoak, 83, Vienna, formerly of Big Bend, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 1995, at St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkersburg, after an extended illness.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Frank and Effie Smith Morrison. She was a member of Vienna Baptist Church and Win-A-Couple Sunday School class.

Surviving are two daughters, Jean Middleton of Vienna and Joan Chadock of Brookpark, Ohio; two sons, Denver Yoak of Waterford, Ohio, and Raymond Yoak of Huntsville, Utah; three sisters, Lottie Morlan and Loraine Haddox, both of Parkersburg, and Wonaka Collins of Big Springs; three brothers, Jeptha Morrison of Parkersburg, J. P. Morrison of Big Springs and Leonard Morrison of Euclid, Ohio; a stepmother, Blondina Morrison of Five Forks; a half-sister, Eloise Mullens; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Agnew Yoak; and two brothers.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 2 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Nathan Williams and Russ Yoak officiating, and burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

10/8/1995

ARVIN J. YOAK

Arvin J. Yoak, 73, of Grantsville, died Monday, Oct. 2, 1995, at his home after an extended illness.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late William and Bitha Brown Yoak. He was a watchmaker, carpenter and cabinetmaker, and was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Jean Kelley Yoak; one son, James M. Yoak of Grantsville; two daughters, Carol Taylor of Grantsville and Rosalee Yoak of Norfolk, Va.; three sisters, Geraldine Stump of Alvaton, Ky., Helen Godbey of Polk City, Fla., and Willa Lea Kelley of Grantsville; and three grandchildren, Angela and Stacy Yoak and Rebecca Taylor.

He was preceded in death by one brother and two sisters.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, with Rev. Alfred Hickman and Rev. Peggy Schmitz officiating, and burial in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

BERNETTA M. YOAK

3/26/1998

Bernetta M. Richards Yoak, 65, of Big Bend, died Sunday, Mar. 22, 1998, at Glenville. She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Bernard L. Richards and Glenna M. Hopkins Richards. She was a former employee of Calhoun County Board of Education and was a Baptist.

Surviving are one daughter, Connie L. Frame of Glenville; one brother, Denzil B. Richards of Big Bend; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and two step-grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph L. Yoak in 1979, and two sons, Richard Glen Yoak and Gary W. Yoak.

Services will be held Thursday, 11 a.m., at Brooksville Baptist Church, with Rev. Ron George officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation was scheduled Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m., and Thursday, 10 to 11 a.m., at the church.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - 16 December 1999

CAROLYN S. YOAK

Carolyn S. Yoak, 38, of Harrisville, died Tuesday, Dec. 7, 1999, in Parkersburg.

She was the daughter of Dollie Yoak of Harrisville and the late Cletus Yoak.

Surviving in addition to her mother are two brothers, Cletus of Concord, N.C., and Elvis of Harrisville; two sisters, Lisa of Glenville and Jessica of Harrisville; one half-sister, Donetta of Grantsville; and one half-brother, Jake of Grantsville.

Services were held at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville.

(Larry Heffner)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

CLETUS YOAK

7/1/1999

Cletus D. Yoak, 62, of Auburn, died Sunday, June 27, 1999, at his home.

He was born in Calhoun County, the son of the late Alva and Beatrice Richards Yoak. He was a driller in the oil and gas industry and was a member of Norman Ridge Church, Big Bend.

Surviving are his wife, Dolly Stevens Yoak; four daughters, Carolyn Yoak of Harrisville, Lisa Yoak and Jessica Yoak, both of Auburn, and Donetta Yoak of Grantsville; three sons, Glennis Yoak of Grantsville, Cletus Yoak of Concord, N.C., and Elvis Yoak of Harrisville; two brothers, Milford Yoak of Auburn and John Bill Yoak of Big Bend; and three grandchildren.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 10:30 a.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Alfred Hickman officiating, and burial in Norman Ridge Church Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

3/7/1996

DELMAS O. YOAK

Delmas O. Yoak, 46, of Wadsworth, Ohio, died Friday, Mar. 1, 1996, at his residence following a brief illness.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of Otha Lloyd Yoak of Lancaster, Ohio, and Dessel Maxine Haney Yoak Hartman of Wadsworth. He attended Calhoun County schools and was a former employee of the city of Wadsworth in the sanitation department.

Surviving in addition to his parents are one brother, Gerald Yoak of Wadsworth; two sisters, Linda Stutler of Elizabeth and Evalene Friesner of Lancaster; one half brother, Chad Daniel Yoak of Lancaster; six half sisters, Barbara Smeck, Rachael Aubury and Gloria Yoak, all of Lancaster, Elizabeth Bockman and Wanda Downard, both of Laurelville, Ohio, and Christine Montgomery of North Lexington, Ohio; step-father, Dale Hartman of Wadsworth; step-mother, Flora Westfall Yoak of Lancaster; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Connie Yoak; maternal grandparents, Asa and Florence Smith Haney; two half brothers, Lloyd Yoak and Dallas Yoak; one half sister, Vermal Yoak; and one nephew.

Services were held at Busch Funeral Home, Elizabeth, with Rev. William D. Stutler and Rev. Lews D. Villers officiating. Burial was in Snyder Chapel Cemetery, Annamoriah.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

3/21/1996

DENVER G. YOAK, JR.

Denver G. Yoak, Jr., 62, of Meadowbrook, Harrison County, died March 16, 1996, at Louis Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center, Clarksburg.

Her was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late Denver G. and Nell Fitzhugh Yoak.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and a truck driver.

Surviving are his wife, Dorothy Schoolcraft Yoak; one stepdaughter, Judy Straub of Rittman, Ohio; one stepson, Richard Short of Parkersburg; and one sister, Mary Ellen Linger of Spencer.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Glendon McKee officiating. Burial was in Sand Ridge Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

DESSEL YOAK

4/8/1999

Dessel M. Yoak, 95, of Big Bend, died Monday, Mar. 29, 1999, at Roane General Hospital.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Alexander Tazwell and Annie Goodnight Eagle. She was a home-maker and attended Big Bend United Methodist Church.

Surviving are one son, Rexall Yoak of Big Bend; one daughter, Virginia Audesee of Brighton, Mich.; seven grandsons; 17 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley Yoak in 1981.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Mary Zimmer officiating. Burial was in Goodnight Cemetery, Big Bend.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

DOROTHY YOAK

6/19/1997

Dorothy Schoolcraft Yoak, 67, of Rittman, Ohio, died Monday, June 9, 1997, at Rittman Health Care Center.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Lonnie and Janie Coger Schoolcraft. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are one daughter, Judy Straub of Rittman; one son, Charles Richard Short of Parkersburg; three sisters, Zee Blosser and Lorraine Dillon, both of Sand Ridge, and Colleen Bray of Clinton, Ohio; two brothers, Arland Schoolcraft and Arnold Lee Schoolcraft, both of Sistersville; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Short, and her second husband, Denver G. Yoak, Jr.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Carl Marks officiating. Burial was in Sand Ridge Cemetery, Sand Ridge.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

JUDSON YOAK

9/16/1999

Judson K. Yoak, 64, of Mineral Wells, died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999, at his residence.

He was born in Calhoun County, the son of the late John and Martha Starkey Yoak. He was retired from Hope Gas Co., Parkersburg, after 37 years of service. He was a member of Moose Lodge 1118, Masonic Lodge 3, and Scottish Rite Bodies, all of Parkersburg.

Surviving are his wife, Sue Bush Yoak; one son, Randall Yoak of Grantsville; two daughters, Linda Fulmer of St. Marys and Teresa Hall of Barboursville; one grandson; and one grand-daughter.

Services were held at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with Rev. Gerald Morgan officiating. Entombment was in Sunset Memory Gardens.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

LEOTA YOAK

4/1/1999

Leota W. Yoak, 82, of Titusville, Fla., formerly of Grantsville, died Thursday, Mar. 25, 1999, at Jess Parrish Hospital, Titusville.

She was born in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Loyd and Letha Kimble Wright. She was a member of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, and a homemaker.

Surviving are one son, Tom Yoak of Titusville; one daughter, JoAnn McNear of Titusville; three grandchildren, Sherry Prusack of Big Bend and Marla and Mark McNear of Titusville; three brothers, Loyd "Sonny" Wright of Fleming, Ohio, David Wright of Eastlake, Ohio, and John Wright of Willoughby, Ohio; one sister, Norito Ballato of Follansbee; one step-brother, Jerry Clayton of Mt. Vernon, Ohio; and one step-sister, Donna Maxwell of Mentor, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Glendon Yoak, and one daughter, Glenita Ann. Services were held at Pleasant Hill U.M. Church, with Rev. Paul Morrison officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

6/27/1996

LOYAL B. YOAK

Loyal B. Yoak, 89, of Grantsville, formerly of Norman Ridge Community, Big Bend, died Friday, June 21, 1996, at The Willows Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Parkersburg.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late Agnew and Ellen Metz Yoak. He retired from Cain Oil & Gas Co., Big Bend, and was a member of Norman Ridge United Methodist Church.

Surviving are eight daughters, Eva Y. Collins of Weston, Evelyn McCormick of Grantsville, Edith 'Edie' Burrows Of Washington, Neva Patterson of Parkersburg, Sharon Frame of Little Hocking, Edna Schmeller of Akron, Ohio, Pauline Jarvis of Kernersville, N.C., and Netta Bush of Five Forks; two sons, Lowell T Yoak of Grantsville and James Yoak of Flatwoods; three foster ,sons, Danny Straley of Ohio, Kenny Straley of Parkersburg and Vernon Frame of Vienna; one sister, Frances Davis of Grantsville; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and five foster grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Monnie Fortney Yoak-, and three sons, Robert Yoak, Dennis Yoak and Denzil Yoak.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Burial was in Norman Ridge Cemetery, Big Bend.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

OLLIE B. YOAK

11/20/1997

Ollie Belle Yoak, 93, of Pleasant Hill, died Saturday, Nov. 15, 1997, at her residence.

She was born in Calhoun County, a daughter of the late Albert and Gertrude Francis Kight. She was a homemaker.

Surviving are four daughters, Grace Richards and Edna Robinson, both of Grantsville, Evadeen Kesler of Huntington and Hazel Tingler of Big Springs; four sons, Norman Yoak, Robert Yoak, B. J. Yoak and O. Ray Yoak, all of Grantsville; 20 grand-children; and 23 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elias Yoak; three brothers, Orville Kight, Dallas Kight and Henry Kight; and two sisters, Stella Kight and Ethel Stump.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville. Burial was in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Calhoun Library, Grantsville, or Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, HC 68, Grantsville, WV 26147.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

R. LEON YOKE

10/23/1997

Roland Leon "Big Yoke" Yoke, 76, of Americare-Glenville, formerly of Grantsville, died Sunday, Oct. 5, 1997, at the nursing home.

He was born in Valley Chapel, Lewis County, a son of the late Orval White and Nellie Potts Yoke. He was a former oil field worker for Godfrey L. Cabot, Beckley, and former owner of Francis Hardware, Grantsville.

He was a 1942 graduate of Calhoun County High School where he played football and basketball. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the South Pacific and receiving victory medal commendations. He was a retired school bus driver for Calhoun County Board of Education and was a member of High Run Hunting Club, Grantsville VFW Post 5959, and First Baptist Church, Grantsville. He was an avid sportsman, coon hunter, and deer hunter.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Mary Anne Francis Yoke of Walker; one daughter, Ronda Diane Yoak of Walker; three grandsons, Travis Leon West of Parkersburg, Tracy Trent West of Walker and Torey Thomas Yoak of Weston; and one great-grandson, Zachary Michael West of Grantsville. He was preceded in death by one brother, Orval Yoke, Jr.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Oct. 25, 2 p.m., at Calhoun County Park, shelter #1 (first road to the right), with Rev. Joe Law officiating. Arrangements were by Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Memorials may be made to Calhoun County Athletic Dept., Grantsville, or Alzheimer's Association.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

11/3/1994

VICTOR G. YOAK

Victor G. Yoak, 58, of Big Bend, died Monday, Oct. 24, 1994, on Stutler Road near Annamoriah in an auto accident.

He was born in Calhoun County, a son of the late John W. and Eva Richards Yoak. He was a U. S. Navy pilot in Vietnam War and was a well-known area livestock farmer. He was a member of Calhoun County Farm Bureau and VFW, Grantsville.

Surviving are four brothers, Clifford Yoak of Parkersburg, Ralph Yoak of Renaldo Beach, Calif., Ronald Yoak of Chillicothe, Ohio, and Herb Yoak of Munday; and four sisters, Garnett Chemesky and June Cunningham, both of Wickliffe, Ohio, Betty McVaney of Clarksburg and Beverly Robinson of Jonesboro, Ga.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Stanley Clark officiating. Burial was in Yoak Cemetery, Big Bend.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

7/13/1995

CHARLES "HENRY' YOST

Charles "Henry" Yost, 98, of Chloe, died Monday, July 3, 1995, at Capital City Nursing Home, Charleston, after an extended illness.

He was born in Douglas, a son of the late Jerry and Matilda Hoover Yost. He attended Walker United Methodist Church, near Chloe.

Surviving are three sisters, Ellen Wiseman of Duck, Sadie Powell of Ripley, and Wavaline Arnold of Parkersburg; and his caregiver, Ruth Yost of Chloe, with whom he resided.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Dealie Santy and Anna Vaughn; and three brothers, Thomas Yost, Theadore Yost, and Fountain Yost.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Robert Shannon officiating. Burial was in Yost Cemetery, near Chloe.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"The Calhoun Chronicle"

DENVER YOST

9/24/98

Denver Yost, 85, of Parkersburg, formerly of Big Springs, died Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1998, at Parkersburg.

He was born in Wood County, the son of the late Fred Yost and Daisy Marshall Yost. He started in the oil and gas industry at the age of 13 as a teamster and driller for W.H. Bickle Oil and Gas Co. He also worked for Engle Drilling Co. and Haught Oil and Gas Co. He retired from Cain Oil and Gas Co. in 1975, after serving in the oil and gas industry for 49 years.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Zanie Richards Yost; two sons, Robert Yost of Smithville and Arthur E. Yost of Amesville, Ohio; one brother, Delbert Yor4 of Lancaster, Ohio; four grand-children; and six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, Earl Yost, Jim Yost and Junior Yost, and two grandchildren, Arick Yost and Michael Yost.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with Rev. Carroll McCauley officiating. Burial was in Big Springs Cemetery.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


FOUNTAIN F. YOST

Fountain F. Yost, 75, of Chloe, died Sunday, February 3, 1991, at CAMC General Division of Charleston.

He was born in Calhoun County, March 19, 1915, a son of the late Jerry Yost and Matilda Hoover Yost, he was a retired farmer.

He is survived by his wife of fourty years Ruth Vaughan Yost; two daughters, Launa Butler of Chloe and Carolyn Lane of Orma; one brother Henry Yost of Chloe; three sisters Sadie Powell of Ripley WVa., Wavelene Arnold, of Parkersburg and Ellen Wiseman of Duck, W.Va.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one step great-grandchild.

Services were scheduled for Wednesday, 2 pm at the Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Burial will be in the Yost Cemetery Chloe, WVa.

(Delores Stout-Yost)


THOMAS J. YOST

Grantsville - Thomas J. Yost, 74 of Chloe, Calhoun Co., died Thursday, Oct. 30, 1975, in Calhoun General Hospital after a long illness.

He was born in Calhoun County, Dec 6, 1900 a son of the late Jerry Yost and Matilda Hoover Yost, he retired from United Fuel Gas Co. Feb 1, 1963, a farmer and a member of Walker United Methodist Church at Chloe, Calhoun Co.

Survivors include his wife of fourty-two years Maude Vincent Yost; four sons, Herschel Yost of Creston, Ohio, Jerry Yost of Leroy Ohio, Hubert Yost of Columbia Station Ohio, Bernard Yost of Grafton Ohio, three brothers, Henry, Theodore and Fountain Yost, all of Chloe, W.Va. five sisters, Delia Santy of Floe, W.Va., Anna Vaughan, Sadie Powell, both of Akron Ohio, Ellen Wiseman of Duck, W.Va., Wavalene Arnold of Arnoldsburg, WVa.

Services will be at 2:30 pm Sunday at Walker United Methodist Church at Chloe, Calhoun Co. W.Va., with Rev. Kenneth Cruikshank officiating. Burial will be in the Lamb Cemetery, Walker, Chloe W.Va.

Friends may call at the family residence at Chloe after 3:30 pm today.

Stump Funeral Home at Grantsville is in charge of arrangements.

(Delores Stout-Yost)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

WOODFORD "BUD" YOST

8/12/1999

Woodford "Bub" Yost, 79, of Grantsville, died Saturday, Aug. 7, 1999, at Minnie Hamilton Health Care Center.

He was born in Calhoun County, the son of the late Peter and Margaret Anderson Yost. He was a former member of CCC.

Surviving are three sons, Ronald Yost of Ashland, Ky., Bobby Yost of Rittman, Ohio, and Billy Yost of Rosedale; two daughters, Mary King of Tariff and Ellen Feikert of Smithville; one brother, Lester Yost of Kimbolten, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and a close friend, Ruby Arbogast of Grantsville.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lona Davis Yost, and two sisters, Columbia Rice and Bonnie Hardway.

Services were scheduled Wednesday, 1 p.m., at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Rev. Darius Arnold officiating, and burial in Yost Cemetery, Walker. Visitation was scheduled Wednesday from 10 a.m. until time of service.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


"Calhoun Chronicle" - Grantsville, WV

9/28/1995

ORRIS J. YOUNG

Orris J. Young, 68, of Letter Gap, died Friday, Sept. 22, 1995, at United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, after a brief illness.

He was born in Gilmer County, a son of the late Oscar J. and Rocenna Brown Young. He was a graduate of Normantown High School and a U.S. veteran of the Korean War. He was retired from Firestone Tire and Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio, and was a member of Gilmer County Farm Bureau.

Surviving are five nephews, Larry Brown of Belpre, Roger Brown of Windham, Ohio, Gordon Brown of Nashport, Ohio, Eugene Brown of New Franklin, Ohio, and Donald Brown of East Sparta, Ohio; and two nieces, Mary L. Cottrill of Richmond, Ky., and Jeanette Brown of Parkersburg.

Services were held at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, with Evangelist Roger Brown officiating. Burial was in Brown Cemetery near Letter Gap.

(Norma Knotts Shaffer)


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