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Pendleton County Obituaries


Obituaries are posted with the permission of Debbie Dennie, Editor of the "Falmouth Outlook"

All Obituaries from the Madison Courier will be posted with verbal permission from Curt Jacobs, General Manager of that newspaper 2/17/05

Contributed By: Suzanne Yelton Shephard

August 24, 1966 - Carroll County Democrat

Kermit L. Yelton, a State Highway Department employee, died Monday, August 22 at Carroll County Memorial Hospital. He had been in ill health about a year.

Mr. Yelton was born April 15, 1920 in Pendleton County but had lived in Carroll County most of his life.

He was employed by the Gulf Oil Company for 16 years and was a veteran of World War II. Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Mary Jewell Yelton; two daughters, Karen and Debbie Yelton; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Yelton; one sister, Mrs. Nelda Jean Griffith and a brother, Kenzie Yelton.

Funeral Services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, August 24, at the Graham Funeral Home by Rev. Paul Livesay, minister of the Carrollton Christian church. Flag services were held at the graveside by Carrollton Post of the American Legion. Burial was in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Edgar Ellis, Tom Martin, Cecil Dorten, Frank Grimes, Walter Meadows and Ewing Perry. Honorary: Howard Aldridge and Cecil Yeager.