2011-12-07 / Obituaries

Services held for George Yonts

George Clark Yonts, 86, of Goose Creek, died September 15 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Born at Millstone, he was a son of the late McKinley and Ruth Kidd Yonts. He was the widower of Loretta Wilder Yonts and later married Sarah Marcum Yonts, who survives him.

He was the father of the late Danny Yonts and Katherine Yonts, and greatgrandfather of the late Dakota Yonts.

He had worked in coal mining and as a carpenter, and was a member of the Goose Creek Church of Christ.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Patricia Jean Bank and husband Jack, Summerville, S.C.; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; a stepson, Danny Stidham and wife Sharon, Partridge; two stepdaughters, Glenda Stidham, Jenkins, and Debbie Baker and husband Mike, Mayking; two sisters, Mona Bentley, Pinehurst, Mich., and Vivia German, Summerfield, Fla.; and two brothers, Donald Yonts and David Yonts, both of Goose Creek.

Funeral services were held September 17 at Carty Funeral Home. Burial was in the Wright-Collier Cemetery.

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