Mary Ellen Yeaton

FAIRBORN Mary Ellen Yeaton, age 76 of Fairborn, passed away Monday September 23, 2013 in the Miami Valley Hospital. She was born May 13, 1937 in Bainbridge, Ohio, the daughter of the late James and Helen (Bellows) Yoakum. Mary was a longtime member of the Wright View Church of the Nazarene in Fairborn. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by a sister, Irene Silcott; a brother, Robert Lewis Yoakum; and two grandchildren, Brian Graham and Lola Long. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Clyde; five children, Patti Graham of Fairborn, Karen (Marvin) Wolverton of West Milton, Katherine (Mark) White of New Carlisle, Betty (Randy) Long of Fairborn, Steven Yeaton of Fairborn; eleven grandchildren, Jason, Melissa M., Angel, Luke, Melissa D., Jeremy, Michael, Mary, Randy, Amanda, Lindsey; 24 great-grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy (R.J.) Hill of Fairborn; three brothers, Richard (Linda) Yoakum of Miamisburg, Roger (Sandie) Yoakum of Fairborn, Kenny (Judy) Yoakum of Beavercreek; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other extended family, and her church family. The family will receive friends on Friday September 27, 2013 from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. in the Wright View Church of the Nazarene, 1612 Superior Ave., Fairborn, where a funeral service will be held on Saturday September 28, 2013 at 10:00 A.M., Rev. Vernon Hurles officiating. Burial will follow in the Byron Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Belton-Stroup Funeral Home, Fairborn. Condolences may be made to the family at

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