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James Yelton III, Johnson City

Published September 26th, 2011 11:01 pm

Mr. James Monroe Yelton, III, age 47 went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 24, 2011.
Born in Frankfurt, Germany; Mr. Yelton was an Asst. Unit Operator/Instructor with TVA-Watts Bar Nuclear Plant. He was a Veteran of the Armed Forces serving in the Marines and the Navy. He was a member of First Christian Church of Harriman, Tennessee, and is affiliated with Potters House Fellowship Church. He was a Loving and Dedicated Husband and Father who loved the Lord. He devoted his life to helping others in need. He was a Great Mentor and Friend to all who knew him. He is preceded in Death by his Parents James and Rosalie Yelton Jr.; Brother, Ivan Douglas Yelton; Mother-in-law, Geneva DuBose.
Mr. Yelton leaves behind to cherish the memories of his life; His Wife of 26 years, Angela Sue Yelton of Rockwood, Daughters, Jaime Leigh Yelton of Kingston, Tennessee, and Haley Sue Yelton, of Rockwood.
Sister, Elizabeth Anne Kennedy of Roanoke, Virginia; Father-in-law, Bryan DuBose of Grovetown, Georgia; Brother-in-laws and Sister-in-laws; and many nieces and nephews. All of whom he deeply loved.
Foreign Exchange Children, Maxmilian Schmieder, Maria Nizhegorodova, and Jonas Mahnkopp of Germany; Anderson Almeida of Brazil; Future Son-in-law, Craig Blankenship of Lafayette, Tennessee, “Adopted” Children, Martin Pfeifle, Kirby Beverly, Amber Brandon, Cassidy Wood, Daniel Simpson, Sarah Troutman. He touched the lives of many extended Family and Friends.
Funeral and Visitation Services will be Tuesday, September 27, 2011 in the Chapel of Evans Mortuary from 6:00pm to 8:00pm; Funeral Services will be at 8:00pm. Rev. Josh Head, Officiating.
Graveside Services will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 2:00pm at Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockwood, Tennessee with Full-Military Honors. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood, Tennessee is serving the Family of Mr. James Monroe Yelton, III.
In lieu of Flowers, Memorials can be sent in memory of Mr. James Yelton to First Christian Church, Harriman, Potters House Mission Fund, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
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