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Information for Paul E. Yadon
6 March, 1913 - 5 October, 1983
From the Idaho Press-Tribune,
dated October, 1983
Contributed by Becky Nelson

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Paul E. Yadon

    Services for the Rev. Paul E. Yadon, 70, of 410 Bates St., Parma, who died Wednesday, Oct. 5, while on a hunting trip near New Meadows, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kirkpatrick Memorial Community Church, Parma, by the Rev. Norman Rutzen of the Valley United Pentecostal Church, Caldwell, the Rev. John Chandler of the Calvary United Pentecostal Church, Twin Falls, and the Rev. Paul F. Evans of the Kirkpatrick Memorial Community Church, Parma.
     Interment will be at the Parma Cemetery under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
     He was born March 6, 1913, in Twin Falls to Frank E. and Harriett Yadon.  He was reared and educated in Twin Falls and attended Bible College in Oakland, Calif.  He married Dorothy Leona White Aug. 18, 1935, in Salem, Ore.
     He was ordained in the ministry in 1936 and founded the Gospel Tabernacle which later became the United Pentecostal Church in Parma where he has since resided and pastored.
     He served on the Parma City Council for several years and was an active member of the Old Fort Boise Historical Society.  He was a member of the Idaho District Boise of the United Pentecostal Church and had served on the board of directors of Conquerors Bible College in Portland.  He was an avid hunter, fisherman and inventor.
     He is survived by his wife of Parma; five sons, Raymond Earl of Parma, Ordell LeRoy of Seattle, Loren Alfred of Tioga, La., Paul Vernon of St. Louis Mo., and Stephen Russell of Pocatello; one sister, Gracie Wiens of Puyallup, Wash.; two brothers, Charles Haskell Yadon of Caldwell and Charlie Moses Yadon of Puyallup; and nine grandchildren.
     He was preceded in death by two sons, Marvin Clair and Ronald Lee, and one daughter, Leona Gayle.

     Memorials may be made to the Bethel Park Church Camp, McCall.  Friends may call at the United Pentecostal Church in Parma from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.