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(His wife’s mother was a Tipton with all ancestors in Scott Co.)
ROGERSVILLE — Arlon Yankee, 83, of Rogersville, passed away Monday (May 5, 2008) at Holston Valley Medical Center.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during War World II. He was of the Christian faith and was a retired employee of Holston Defense.
He was preceded in death by his daddy and mother, Homer and Georgia Yankee; sister, Wanda McLain and husband, Garnie McLain; and two brothers, Dennis and Shelby Yankee .
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Norma Jean Hunley Yankee of the home; nine children and their spouses, Merrill Yankee of Bybee, Marlon Yankee and wife, Lois of Colorado Springs, Colo., Marsha Frazier and husband, Robert of Raleigh, N.C., Marlene Dobbs and husband, Kenneth of Church Hill, Madonna Hartgrove and husband, Miles of Talbott, Myra Christian and husband, Donnie of Rogersville, Marcella Cradic and husband, Jimmy of Church Hill, Mark Yankee and wife, Christine of Gray, Myron Yankee and wife, Julie of Elizabethton, 19 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren, three brothers, Billy Yankee of Rogersville, Jerry Yankee and wife, Dorothy of Mooresburg and Dilton Yankee and wife, Barbara of Rogersville; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Christian-Sells Funeral Home in Rogersville.
Funeral services will follow at 8 p.m. with Rev. Allen Payne, Pastor Kent Aiken and Dr. John Duroe officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at North Fork Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Church Hill or Hawkins County Rescue Squad.
Dilton Hunter Yankee
ROGERSVILLE — Dilton Hunter Yankee, 65,
passed away on Friday (Nov. 14, 2008) following an extended illness.
Delbert D. Yarnell
OSBORNE - Delbert D. Yarnell, 74, Osborne, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2001.
Mr. Yarnell was born March 25, 1927, at Lucas. He had retired as manager of S&W Supply, Osborne.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy of the home; a son, Mike of Piano, Texas; a daughter, Sheryl Gorsuch of Osborne; three brothers, Melvin and Eldon, both of Osborne, and Keith of Kansas City Mo.; a sister, Jane Anderson of Osborne and Delilah Wilcoxson of Lacrosse; and two grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Christian Church, Osborne. Burial will be in Osborne Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Osborne County Memorial Hospital or the church.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. today at Clark-Gashaw Mortuary 238 N. First, Osborne 67473.
(Delbert Yarnell was a son-in-law of Dorothy Quillin Ives, a granddaughter of John Chrisman and Lucy Victoria (Peters) Quillin of Scott Co.)
The Salina (Kansas) Journal, Thurs., Nov. 8, 2001
Submitted by Don Lane
Lee (Gillenwater) Yoakley
She was a loving wife, mother,
grandmother, great grandmother and sister. She loved to do embroidering,
gardening and growing flowers of any kind, especially roses.
Mrs. Yoakley was preceded in death
by her husband, Ernest V. Yoakley, Sr.; her parents, Neal and Rosie
Gillenwater; brothers, George, Otis, J.C. along with an infant sister,
Annis Yoakley is survived by her
daughter, Judy Smith and husband Anthony; son, Ernest V. Yoakley Jr. and
wife Sheila; three grandchildren, Crystal Hasting and husband James,
Jessica Eddins and husband Wesley, Adam Yoakley seven great grandchildren,
plus one expecting; six step great grandchildren; three brothers, Charles
Gillenwater, Donald Gillenwater and wife Phyllis, Ronald Gillenwater and
wife Evelyn; four sisters, Elizabeth Bellamy, Cora Mae Gilbert, Juanita
Biorck, Linda Williams; along with several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from
on Saturday (
A funeral service will be held on Sunday (
A graveside service will follow the funeral
The family would like to extend
special thanks and appreciation to all of the nurses from Bristol Home
Health Care and personnel from Scott County Life Saving Crew for their
special care, also special caregivers, her daughter, Judy,
daughter-in-law, Sheila Yoakley, and all the other caregivers and her very
special caregiver, Leona Hass, for their help in caring for her in her
time of need.
Carter-Trent / Scott
Veron Yoakley Sr.
He was a lifelong resident of
Mr. Yoakley was a World War II
He was preceded in death by his
mother, Nellie Frances Enix.
Survivors include his wife, Annis
Gillenwater Yoakley, Gate City; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Tony
Smith, Gate City; son and daughter-in-law, Ernest Yoakley Jr. and Sheila
Yoakley, Gate City; granddaughters, Crystal Yoakley, Hiltons, Va., and
Jessica Yoakley, Gate City; grandson, Adam Yoakley, Gate City;
sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Coy Bellamy, Kingsport,
Cora Gilbert, Church Hill, Juanita Biorck and Linda Williams, both of
Kingsport, and Richard Williams, Gate City; brothers-in-law and
sisters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Gillenwater, Kingsport, Don
Gillenwater, Church Hill, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gillenwater, Roanoke, Va.;
several nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are from
today at the
Services will be conducted at 8
p.m. today in the chapel of the funeral home with the Rev. Wrightly
Salling and the Rev. Bob Lane officiating.
Music will be by The Tipton Family
Burial will be at
Pallbearers will be Tim Williams,
Eric Biorck, Ron Gillenwater, Don Gillenwater, David Starnes, Tony Catron
and Mike Frazier.
Family and friends will meet at the funeral home
Tuesday to go to
Denna Willlard Young
Obituary from Kingsport Times-News for descendants of Scott Co
KINGSPORT — Denna W. Young , 92, of Kingsport, went to be with the Lord Sunday (April 27, 2008).
He was born May 3, 1915, in Ripley, W.Va., and was the son of the late Franklin and Elpha (Vannest) Young .
Denna retired from the Dupont Belle Meade plant after 35 years of service. He and his wife moved to Greeneville in the early 1980’s where they lived until recently. Mr. Young was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Greeneville. He loved his Savior and was looking forward to going home after a long life of service.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Richard Young ; eight brothers, Homer, Lewis, William, Gilbert, Owen, Charles, Howard and Robert Young ; and one sister, Hazel Young .
He is survived by his loving wife of over 60 years, Louise C. Young ; stepson, William McConnell; stepdaughter, Loretta Rice; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 12 noon to 2 p.m. at East Lawn Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Dr. David Green officiating.
Graveside services will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be friends and family.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Men’s Sunday School class at First Baptist Church, Greeneville.
You may send your condolences to the family by visiting www.mem.com.
East Lawn Funeral Home, your local dignity memorial provider, will be serving the Young family.
Submitted by Don Lane
Louise (Casteel) McConnell Young
Obituary from Kingsport Times-News for descendants of Scott Co Ancestors
KINGSPORT — Louise C. Young, 90, went to be with her Lord on Friday Oct. 24, 2008.
Louise was born in Dungannon, Va. She and Denna lived in Scott Depot, W.Va. and moved to Greenville, Tenn. after Denna retired from Dupont Chemicals in 1978. Louise and Denna loved to travel and took advantage of their early years in retirement to explore the U.S. They were long-time members of First Baptist Church, Greeneville, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by her husband of over 65 years, Denna Willard Young; her son, Richard Young; her parents, Arthur Casteel and Susie Hall Casteel; her brothers, Omar, Phillip, Paul, Carson and Logan; her sisters, Nannie, Pauline, Panna Blevins, Ella Blevins, Lula Ramsey, Jessie Smith; and her half-brother, Nathan.
She is survived by her son, William Jack McConnell and his wife, Peggy, and her daughter Loretta. She is also survived by her half-sisters, Emily Franklin and Jeannette Henry; as well as six grandchildren, Teresa Carter, Gary McConnell, Russell Rice, Tina Lucas, Richard Young, Pam Grimes; several great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Monday at East Lawn Funeral Home from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home chapel at 1:30 p.m. with Dr. David Green officiating.
Graveside services will follow in East Lawn Memorial Park.
Pallbearers will be Gary McConnell, Roy Carter, Scott Lucas, Dan Cooper.
East Lawn Funeral Home is serving the Young family.
Submitted by Don Lane
Samuel Ozro "Honey" Young
STICKLEYVILLE, Va. - Samuel "Honey" Ozro Young, 56, went to be with his Lord Saturday (July 12, 2003) at his home in Stickleyville after a lengthy illness.
Born in Duffield, Va., he was a son of Nelle Ann Young and the late Willie G. Young. He attended the Red Hill Memorial Church at Pattonsville and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and the Army National Guard. He was a lieutenant with the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Corrections for over 30 years.
Sam was a loving husband, dad, son, papaw, brother and friend. He was also loved by his many nieces and nephews.
Surviving are his wife, Shirley Jean Young; sons, SSgt. Samuel Scott Young (USAF) and his wife Kelley, Mt. Holly, N.J., and SSG. Douglas Anthony Young, U.S. Army, Tampa, Fla.; daughter, Cecilia Ann Slater and her husband GySgt (S) Eric (USMC), Crofton, Md.; mother, Nelle Ann Young Hawkins and her husband Clyde; sister, Juanita Young Morgan and husband Wayne, Kingsport; brothers, Robert Franklin Young and wife Phyllis, Billy Wayne Young and wife Kay, Lloyd David Young and wife Belva, all of Duffield, Va., and Glenn Rhea Young of Pennington Gap, Va.; three stepchildren, Ricky DeHart and wife Lori, Melissa Vickers and Keith DeHart, all of Asheboro, N.C.; six stepgrandchildren.
Calling hours are from 6 to 9 p.m. today at The Duffield Funeral Home at Thomas Village.
Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Evangelist Garry Hood officiating.
Music will be provided by Vickie Pearcy and Carrie Ann Rhoton.
Committal will be at Lee Memorial Gardens in Woodway, Va.
Pallbearers will be Steve Young, Brian Young, Jason Young, Martin Young, Kevin Young, Jerry Ward, David Sampson and Bill Percy.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Red Hill Memorial Church building fund, Route 1, Box 218, Duffield, Va. 24244.
Wellington Fulton Young
Va. - Wellington F. Young, 73, died Thursday [4/27/1967] in Catawba
was a life-long resident of Stickleyville, a retired farmer and a member
of the Mountain View Primitive Baptist Church.
include his widow, Mrs. Bertha Young; four sons, Hubert Young, Vandalia,
Ohio; Harold Young, Stickleyville; Essie Young, Newark, Ohio; Sam Young,
Sheridan, Ind.; two daughters, Mrs. Bobbie Spivey, Stickleyville, and Mrs.
Loriane Lawson, Greenfield, Ind.; a brother, Forest Young, Virginia Beach,
Va.; a half-brother, Paul Early, Kingsport; a sister, Mrs. Carrie Peters,
Stickleyville; a half-sister, Mrs. Mattie Davidson, Arno, Va.; 18
will be at 11 a.m. today in the Mountain View Baptist Church with Rev. Coy
Lawson, Rev. Alec Willis and Rev. Bryan Moore, officiating.
will be in the family cemetery.
body will remain at the Sturgill Funeral Home until time of services.
(The widow, Berta Mae
(Pennington) Young, has Scott Co ancestral families Bailie, Carnahan,
News, Saturday, April 29, 1967
by Don Lane
Margaret Elnora (Moore) Breeding Zaragoza LIMESTONE – Margaret Elnora Zaragoza, 62, passed away
Saturday, April 11, 2009. Ms. Zaragoza was born on Jan. 31, 1947 in Kingsport to the
late George Carson Moore and Mary Ellen Benton. She had lived in the local
area most of her life. Ms. Zaragoza was a graduate of Ketron High School
and had earned a nursing degree. She was employed at Greene Valley
Development Center. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother,
Paul Moore. Surviving are her son, Lincoln Breeding; two daughters,
Onda Wilson and Nikki Hoilman and husband, Sid; three grandsons, Slater
Wilson, Brandon Wilson, and Sidney Hoilman Jr.; five granddaughters,
Cortney Carr, Katy Lujan, Kayla Gillenwater, Alicia Breeding and Mindy
Guinn; a great-grandson, Jason Guinn; four great-granddaughters, Lea Carr,
Kira Breeding, Andreal Breeding and Anna Lisa Guinn; and two brothers,
Colby Moore and Bobby Moore, all of Kingsport. Kingsport Times-News
Margaret Elnora (Moore) Breeding Zaragoza
LIMESTONE – Margaret Elnora Zaragoza, 62, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2009.
Ms. Zaragoza was born on Jan. 31, 1947 in Kingsport to the late George Carson Moore and Mary Ellen Benton. She had lived in the local area most of her life. Ms. Zaragoza was a graduate of Ketron High School and had earned a nursing degree. She was employed at Greene Valley Development Center.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Paul Moore.
Surviving are her son, Lincoln Breeding; two daughters, Onda Wilson and Nikki Hoilman and husband, Sid; three grandsons, Slater Wilson, Brandon Wilson, and Sidney Hoilman Jr.; five granddaughters, Cortney Carr, Katy Lujan, Kayla Gillenwater, Alicia Breeding and Mindy Guinn; a great-grandson, Jason Guinn; four great-granddaughters, Lea Carr, Kira Breeding, Andreal Breeding and Anna Lisa Guinn; and two brothers, Colby Moore and Bobby Moore, all of Kingsport.
Mary Jane (Hilton)
Mary J. Hilton Zimmerman, 69, 6025 Orebank Rd., Kingsport, died Monday
(April 4, 1994) at Holston Valley Hospital and Medical Center after a
She was born in Scott County, Va., and was a lifelong resident of
Kingsport. She had worked at Eastman many years ago, and was a graduate of
Shoemaker High School and Whitney's Business College. She was a homemaker,
and was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Lee Zimmerman in 1983;
her parents, Dota Fugate Hilton and George Hilton; and one grandson.
Surviving are one son, Robert Lee Zimmerman, Kingsport; and two
Calling hours are from 6 to 8
p.m. Wednesday at East Lawn Funeral Home.
Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home
chapel with Dr. Martin Stokes officiating.
Relatives and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Garden
of the Good Shepherd.
by Don Lane
Robert Lee “R.L.” Zimmerman
was a member of
received his BS degree from
served in the
and learning about different cultures was his passion. While stationed in
was preceded in death by his sons, Brian and Travis; and parents, Roy Lee
and Mary Jane Hilton Zimmerman.
include his wife, Joanie “Cowden” Zimmerman; son, Les and wife,
Theresa Chee; grandson, Kenneth and wife, Kim Francis; special young lady,
Beverly Hall and lifelong friends, Patrick Kerber and Bruce Mozelle.
were held Monday (
private family burial was held at
Paul Emerson Zion
CANTON, Ga. — Paul E. Zion, 74, of Canton, Ga., (formerly of Kingsport), went to be with the Lord on Tuesday (Feb. 24, 2009) at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Ga.
Born in Slant, Va., Paul had lived most of his life in Kingsport and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a member of Ketron Memorial United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Zion; his parents, Luther and Eliza Starnes Zion.
He is survived by his daughter, Lori Cordell and husband, Bobby, of Canton, Ga.; two grandchildren, Bobby Cordell II and Vanessa Cordell; two sisters, Aleta Zion, of Irvin, Tex., and Linda Abbott and husband, John, of Kingsport; one brother, John Zion and wife, Terri of Chester, S.C.; along with several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, 520 Watauga St., Kingsport.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jack Edwards officiating.
Burial will follow at Old Kingsport Cemetery where military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post 3/265 and TN Army National Guard.
Pallbearers will be family and friends.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport is serving the Zion family.
Susan Elizabeth “Eliza, Sue” (Starnes)
A native of
She was preceded in death by husband, Luther M.
Surviving are two daughters, Ms. Linda Falin, Kingsport and Mrs.
Aleta Sauls, Dallas, Texas; two sons, John Zion and Paul Zion, both of
Kingsport; five grandchildren; two sisters, Mrs. Callie Egan, Kingsport
and Mrs. Cornelius Taylor, Ft. Blackmore, Va.; two brothers, Emmett
Starnes, Kingsport and Henry Starnes, Bristol, Va.
Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home.
'Kingsport Times-News' of Friday, June 4, 1982)