Belmont County, Ohio
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Obituaries


Submitted by Cheryl Skinner unless otherwise noted.


Yarnall, Harold: Harold Yarnall, 81, Somerton, died Friday, April 6, 1984 in the Barnesville Health Care Center. Born October 13, 1902 in Belmont County, he was a son of Ross and Alice Harris Yarnall. He was a member of the East Main Street Church of Christ and a retired farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie in 1968 and one sister, Esther Goodrich. Surviving are two sons, Willis of Somerton and Marvin of Louisville; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Roop of St. Elmo, IL; two sisters, Mrs. Ethel Jones, Jerusalem and Mrs. Mildred Ruckman, Mt. Pleasant; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Services were held from the Campbell-Plumly Funeral Home, Monday at 1 p.m. with Evangelist Warren Lallathin officiating. Burial followed in the Beallsville Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise, 11 Apr 1984 pg. 2]

Yaus, Russell Alden: Russell Alden Yaus, 62, of Portsmouth, native of Bethesda, died Sunday, September 5th at 4 p.m. at his home. Born in Bethesda, June 6, 1914, he was a son of the late William and Georgia Wilcox Yaus. He was a Baptist by faith and a retired baker. In 1949 he was Ohio State Horseshoe pitching champion. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Carol Yaus Stephenson, of Portsmouth; one brother, Cecil Yaus of Bethesda and two grandchildren. The body was brought to the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home in Bethesda, where friends were received. Funeral rites were held at the funeral home Wednesday, September 8th at 2 p.m. conducted by the Rev. Garry Ballard. Interment was made in Ebenezer Cemetery. [Barnesville Enterprise, 09 Sep 1976 pg. 2]

Yeager, Charles Henry: Charles Henry Yeager, 71, Glencoe, died Thursday in City Hospital, Bellaire, He was born Sept 2, 1916 at Neffs, a son of Anne Rhomada Yeager of Adena, and the late Charles Henry Yeager. He was a retired coal miner and a retiree of the maintenance staff of Bellaire High School and Belmont Campus Ohio University. He was a Methodist. He was preceded in death by a brother, Virgil Yeager. Surviving in addition to his mother, are his wife, Gladys Mae Lendon Yeager; four sons, Wilbur Henry Yeager, Donald Lee, Gary Thomas, Charles John Yeager; two daughters, Sandra Mae and Patricia of the home; a brother, Paul of Barberton; nine grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Toothman Funeral Home, Jacobsburg, Saturday 7 to 9 p.m. and Sunday 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., where services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. O. O. Wilson officiating. Burial will be in Glencoe Cemetery. [Times Leader]

Yeager, Gladys Mae: Gladys Mae Yeager, 73, of W. Main St. St. Clairsville, formerly of Glencoe, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999 in Wheeling Hospital. She was a member of the Glencoe United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Henry Yeager Jr.; her parents, Willard Hudson Lendon and Grace Wheeler Lendon Passmore; a brother, Wilbur Hudson Lendon. Surviving are two daughters, Sandra Freistuhler of Sidney Ohio Patricia S. May of Glencoe; four sons. Wilbur Henry of San Antonio, TX, Donald of St. Clairsville, Gary of Cleveland, John of Jacobsburg; a brother, Merie Lendon of Warner Robins, GA.; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be held 2:30 p.m. today at the Glencoe Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Hear Association or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements by the Toothman Funeral Home, St. Clairsville. [Times Leader, 01 Apr 1999]

Yinger, George Russell : George Russell Yinger, 81, of High St., died Wednesday at Scioto Memorial Hospital. A native of Scioto County, retired as a Norfolk & Western Railway Weigh master after 45 years, he was a member of the Brotherhood of Railroad Retirees, Knights of Columbus, American Association of Retired Person, Senior Citizens and Scioto Trail Over 55 Club, Senior Center, RSVP, Meal on Wheels, Civic Forum and St. Vincent DePaul Society. Survivors include a stepson, Joseph Davis of Portsmouth, a grandson, whom he reared, Gerald Russell of Houston, TX.; three brothers, Earl of Portsmouth and Joe of Easton, MD.; four sisters, Eileen Balser and Imogene Griffin of Portsmouth and Mary Louise Bailey of Franklin Furnace and Martha Jane Gills of Ironton; five grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. Services are planned at 10 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Church with Rev, Francis Miller officiating and burial in Greenlawn Cemetery. Recitation of the rosary is planned at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Daehler Funeral Home, where friends may call from 7 to 9 tonight and from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday.

Yoby, Paul C.: Paul C. Yoby, 64, a resident of Belpre, OH, died Sunday in Martins Ferry Hospital. He was born April 28, 1919 at Brilliant, a son of the late Andrew and Dorothy Zurko Yoby. A retired employee of Consolidation Coal Co., he was a member of the Rock Hill Baptist Church, Flushing, Flushing American Legion and was a veteran of World War II. Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Anthony Yoby; tow sons, Paul Jr. of Vermillion and Daniel of Belmont; a daughter, Kathy Murdock of Belpre; a brother, Mike of New Athens; three sisters, Mary Yalen of Arizona, Elizabeth Kristen of Lorain and Rose Hoffman of Florida; nine grandchildren. Friends will be received at the Beck Funeral Chapel, St. Clairsville, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today, where services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Bob Merritt and the Rev. Paul Knierim officiating. Burial will be in Longview Cemetery, New Athens. [Times Leader, 05 Jul 1983 pg. 11]

Yoder, Helen: Helen Yoder, 78, died September, 27th in New Mexico Veterans Center, Truth or Consequences, NM. She was a former resident of Belmont County, the daughter of the late Frank G. and Allie May Broomhall McConnell of Morristown. She was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister. Surviving are her husband, G. W. Yoder; two sisters, Belle Barr of Morristown and Mabel Modie of Barnesville; nieces and nephews. Burial will be in Ebenezer Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Golden Gate Mortuary at Truth or Consequences, in charge of arrangements. [Times Leader]

Yoder, Jeanne Marie: Jeanne Marie Kotlarchick Yoder, 41, Grand Prairie, Texas, formerly of Belmont, died Friday, April 7, 1989 at her home. She was born May 2, 1947 at Bellaire, a daughter of Michael Kotlarchick of Belmont and the late Erma Kotera Kotlarchick. She was a Protestant. Surviving in addition to her father are her husband, Lowell Yoder; one daughter, Marie Shields of Dallas, Texas; one brother, John Kotlarchick of Hanover Park, IL., and one grandchild. Friends were received Tuesday at the Kelly-Kemp Funeral Home, Bethesda. Services are being held Wednesday, April 12 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Lewis Kilzer officiating. Burial will be made in Belmont Cemetery.

Yontz, John : John Yontz, 85, a retired carpenter and prominent resident of Byesville, died last Wednesday morning at the home of his son G. W. Yontz. He was a member of the St. Benedict Catholic Church at Cambridge and of the Holy Name Society of that church. His wife died nine years ago. He leaves the following children: G. W. and Frank Yontz of Byesville, Edward Yontz, of Summerfield, Fred Yontz, of Caldwell, John Yontz and Mrs. Belle Mueller of Wheeling , WV., and Mrs. Christiana Herrick, of Proctor, WV. 18 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren also survive. One son is deceased. Funeral services were conducted Friday morning in the St. Benedict Church by pastor, Rev. Father C. C. Crock, assisted by Rev. Father A. Soukup of Byesville, and Rev. Father Lawrence Riley of Dresden. Burial was made in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, near Cambridge. [Noble County Leader, 05 Dec 1940]

Young, Katherine H. : Mrs. Katherine H. Young, 87, life-long and highly respected resident of the Harriettsville community, died at the home of her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Bettinger of Bridge Street, Caldwell, Sunday at 8:30 p.m., following an illness of several weeks. She suffered a stroke of paralysis several weeks ago. Mrs. Young was the widow of Adam Young who died any years ago, and a daughter of the late August and Ernestine Heiszler, early Noble County settlers. She was a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church near Harriettsville since early girlhood. Survivors are three sons, Charles Young of Enterprise, Ore., Henry Young of Marietta; Lewis E. Young, Caldwell and four daughters, Mrs. Margaret Bettinger of Dexter City, Mrs. Katherine Baker of Lewisville, Mrs. Bertha Bettinger at whose home she died and Mrs. Freda Smith of Roseville. Funeral services were held at the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Harriettsville Wednesday at 11 followed by burial in the church cemetery in charge of arrangements McVay-Schilling Funeral Home. The Journal, 24 Feb 1944

Young, Lelia G. : Lelia G. Young, 89, of Crooksville died at 5 a.m. Sunday Aug 4, 1991 at her home, following an extended illness. Mrs. Young was a member of Iliff United Methodist Church, Wildwood Garden Club and the Friendship Club. She was born July 26, 1902, in Perry County, a daughter of Lewis and Bertha Gordon Lanning. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilbur Glenn Young, in 1978; three brothers and three sisters. Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Robert (Evelyn) Denny of New Lexington and Mrs. Steward (Betty) Gordon of Caldwell; two sons, Norman of Crooksville and Dr. Bobby D. Young of Zanesville; a sister, Frances Barber of Crooksville; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Calling hours were observed at Goebel Funeral Home in Crooksville where services were held, the Rev. Johnny Schmitt officiated. Burial followed in Iliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Iliff United Methodist Church, 3922 Flint Ridge Rd. Crooksville. [Perry County Tribune 07 Aug 1991]

Young, Lilly B. : Mrs. Lilly B. Young, 80, died Monday night at her home in Crooksville as the result of a fractured hip suffered in a fall two weeks ago. A native of Philo, Mrs. Young had lived at Crooksville most of her life. She leaves two daughters, Mrs. C. P. Stotler and Mrs. J. C. Milligan both of Crooksville; one son, Glenn Young of Crooksville; one brother, W. H. Baughman, Hemlock, 13 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Iliff Methodist Church with Reverend Paul Ertel in charge. Burial will be made in Iliff Cemetery by Cannon and Cannon. [Perry County Tribune 02 Jan 1940]

Young, Marion : The death of Marion Young, 77, which occurred Wednesday morning at 7 o'clock, at his home on the New Lexington-Crooksville Road, brought an end to an illness which had continued for several years. His widow Mrs. Lillian Young, and two daughters, Mrs. C. P. Stotler and Mrs. John C. Milligan of Crooksville are the immediate relatives to to survive. Two half-brothers, Jacob and William Savage and on half-sister Mrs. Myrtle Burley also survive. Burial services under the direction of Cannon and Cannon will be conducted at the Iliff Cemetery, following funeral rites at the Iliff M. E. Church at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Rev. J. K. Price will be the officiating minister. [New Lexington Daily News]

Young, N. Fred : N. Fred Young, 80, Crooksville died at 4:25 p.m. Tuesday, Nov 7, 2000 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus, after a four week illness. Born Nov. 24, 1919, in McLuney, he was a retired rural mail carrier and an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of Crooksville Eagles 1979, VFW Post 9090, American Legion Post 222 and a Protestant by faith. Surviving are two sisters, Evelyn (Bob) Denny of New Lexington and Betty Gordon of Crooksville; a brother Dr. Bobby D. (Shirley) Young of Zanesville; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur Glenn and Lelia Lanning Young. Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov 10, 2000, at Goebel Funeral Home Crooksville Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday Nov. 11, 2000. Burial will be in the Iliff Cemetery. [Perry County Tribune]

Young, Wilbur Glenn : Glenn Young, 79, Crooksville, father of Mrs. Betty Gordon, Caldwell, died Saturday, May 27 at Bethesda Hospital following and extended illness. Mr. Young was born August 31, 1898 in McLuney, son of Marion and Lillian Baughman Young. He was a retired coal miner, and area Texaco dealer for 30 years. He attended Iliff Methodist Church and was a member of the Elk Lodge at New Lexington and Knights of Pythias, Crooksville. He is survived by his wife, Lelia Lanning Young to whom he had been married for 60 years, two daughters, Mrs. Robert Denny, New Lexington, Mrs. Stewart (Betty) Gordon , Caldwell. two sons, Dr. Bobby D. Young, Zanesville and Norman Fred Young, Crooksville, 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. The body was taken to Goebel Funeral Home, Crooksville. Services were held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 30 with Rev. Gary Williams officiating. Burial was in Iliff Cemetery.

Young, William R.: William R. Young, 67, Belview St., Barnesville, died Tuesday in Barnesville Hospital. He was born August 17, 1922 at Barnesville, son of the late Howard C. and Laura Peddicord Young. He was a retired building contractor, veteran of World War II, having served in the U. S. Army, member of the First United Methodist Church at Barnesville, VFW Post #2792 and Elks Lodge, both at Barnesville, He was preceded in death by two sons, Bill and Steven Young; two brothers and a sister. Surviving are his wife, Bonnie Chapman Young; a son, Jeff of Barnesville; a daughter, Mrs. Dan (Bridget) Holskey of Barnesville; a brother, Dick Young of Barnesville; nine grandchildren. There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be Friday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Ron Hopkins officiating. Burial in Crestview Cemetery. Campbell-Plumly in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the Barnesville Hospital or the Barnesville Hutton Memorial Library. [Times Leader, 04 Aug 1989]

Younkin, Margaret : Margaret Younkin, daughter of Casper and Mary Ann Tout, was born in Loudon County, VA., November 13, 1800, and died January 11, 1892, aged 91 years,1 month and 28 days. When a child moved with her parents to Rockingham County, VA., then when 15 years old came to Muskingum County, Ohio, and three years later to Morgan County, where she was united in marriage to John Younkin February 8th, 1820, and moved to their new home in Bearfield Township, Perry County, 2 1/2 miles south of Deavertown, where they resided until her death. She united with the Lutheran Church when 15 years old. She was a kind mother, loving wife and good neighbor. She never lost an opportunity to attend the church of her choice as long as her health would permit. She leaves a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn their loss. [New Lexington Tribune, 21 Jan 1892]



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