2006 Obits: Y

2006 Elkins Intermountain Obituaries:Y

George D. Yokum
George D. Yokum, 77, a resident of Huttonsville, passed away Thursday Feb. 2, 2006, at his residence. He had been in failing health; however, death was sudden and unexpected.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete. F.E. Runner Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for George D. Yokum. (304) 637-6717.  From 3 Feb 2006.

Howard H. Yokum
Howard Herbert Yokum, 88, a resident of Mill Creek, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Monday, April 17, 2006, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be under the direction of Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins for Howard Herbert Yokum. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 18  Apr 2006.

Howard H. Yokum
Howard Herbert Yokum, 88, a resident of Mill Creek, passed away at 12:45 p.m. Monday, April 17, in Davis Memorial Hospital.
He was born March 4, 1918, at Elkins, a son of the late Lorenza Burns Yokum and the late Alta Maude Shaffer Yokum.
He was married to Eva Mae Channell, who preceded him in death.
Surviving are one son, Harry Yokum and wife, Vicky, of Martinsburg; a daughter, Margaret Sharlene Yokum of Mill Creek; two sisters, Mildred Conrad and Marie Hall; three grandchildren, Chris Yokum and wife, Sandra, of Leesburg, Va., Lori Daniels and husband, Chris, of Bristo, Va., and Christopher Hutchens; and three great-grandchildren, Taylor Marrie and Mason Riley Yokum and Hannah Elizabeth Daniels.
Mr. Yokum served with the Civilian Conservation Corps near Glady, was employed as a coal miner for many years retiring from Island Creek Coal Co. and was a member of United Mine Workers of America.
Mr. Yokum’s remains were cremated. Memorial contributions may be made to the Randolph County Humane Society, P.O. Box 785, Elkins, W.Va. 26241 in memory of Mr. Yokum. Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Howard Herbert Yokum. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.  From 19 Apr 2006.

Mary D. York
Mary D. York, 77, a former resident of 149 Delaware Ave. and a resident of Nella’s since 2002, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2006.
At the request of the deceased, the remains were cremated. A complete obituary will follow. F.E. Runner Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  From 14 Mar 2006.

Mary D. York
Mary D. York, 77, a former resident if 149 Delaware Ave., and a resident of Nella’s since 2002, passed away at 4 p.m. Wednesday. March 1, 2006, at Nella’s. She had been in failing health for the past several years.
Born Aug. 6, 1925, at Elkins, she was the daughter of the late Jesse G. and Maude M. Smith York.
She had never married.
Mary attended the schools of Randolph County and was a graduate of Davis and Elkins College. She then was employed at the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources from where she retired in April of 1986.
Mary is survived by a sister, Ruth S. York, who is a resident of Nella’s; and a special sister-in-law, Ruby E. York of Buffalo Street, Elkins.
Preceding her in death besides her parents were a sister, Virginia W. York; and three brothers, Tracy D. York, George W. York and Raymond Jerome “Joe” York.
At the request of the deceased, the remains were cremated and there will be no memorial service. At a later date the remains will be interred at Maplewood Cemetery. F.E. Runner Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements for Mary D. York.  From 11 Apr 2006.

Katina M. Young
Katina Michelle (Kelley-Martin) Young, 34, of Philippi, died Tuesday evening, Sept. 3, 2006, in Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown, following a sudden and unexpected illness.
She was born Sept. 3, 1972, at Elkins, a daughter of Robert M. “Mick” Kelley, who survives at Philippi, and Sharon (Holbert) Martin, who survives in Pennsylvania.
Also surviving are her husband, Alex Young of South Carolina; three children, Joshua, Lila and Angelica, all of South Carolina; a sister, Heather Bufagna of Pennsylvania; her stepfather, Butch Martin of Florida; her step-mother, Ginette Kelley of Philippi; two nephews; and several aunts and uncles.
Mrs. Young was a graduate of Philip Barbour High School, where she was active in sports and had been named a homecoming princess.
Memorial services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, from Stemple and Forman Funeral Home, 385 S. Main St. in Philippi. The Rev. Bryan Headley will officiate.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. Sunday. Stemple and Forman Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. (www.stempleforman.com)  From 7 Sep 2006.

Katina M. Young
Katina Martin Young, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., formerly of Belington, passed away Sept. 5, 2006, in Ruby Memorial Hospital at Morgantown.
She was born at Elkins, Sept. 3, 1972, the daughter of Shari Holbert of Kenwood, Pa., formerly of Belington.
She is survived also by her husband, Alexander Young and their three children, Joshua, Lila and Angel; and two stepsons, Cody and Nathan Young of Myrtle Beach, S.C. In addition, she is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Heather and Joe Bufagna, and their children, Antonio and Dominic of Dilltown, Pa. She is also survived by an aunt and uncle, Lisa and Brent Norris of Charles Town; aunt and uncle, Rose Marie and Gene Holbert of Fairmont; cousins, Gina, Destiny, Christian and Bethany Brown of Belington, Mike Brown of Wheeling, Derek and Miles Holbert of Fairmont, Dean and Rosa Marie Brown of Maryland and Ruth Ann Poling of Philippi.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Connie and Eugene Holbert.
A private memorial service will be conducted at a later date in Myrtle Beach. Any memorial donations for the children can be made in care of Lilah Phillips at the Barbour County Bank, P.O. Box 370, Philippi, W.Va. 26416 for the Joshua, Lila and Angel Foundation, or the foundation for Autism at Cureautismnow.org. This obituary is courtesy of Stemple Forman Funeral Home.  From 8 Sep 2006.

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