Betty Jo Yonts age 84 of Knoxville, TN was born January 2, 1927 and passed away June 3, 2011. She was a longtime member of Emmanuel Baptist Church and later moved her membership to the Lone Mountain Baptist Church where she remained until her death.
She was preceded in death by her:
Parents: Estle Estes and Edith (Parkey) Estes
Husband: Wilmer Yonts
Brothers: Lebert and Wayne Estes
Sisters: Pauline Hall and Deloris Breeding
She is survived by her:
Daughters: Diana Dorton and husband Curt of Salesville, OH
Janie Wade and husband Allen of Knoxville, TN
Grandchildren: Douglas Horne and wife Sarah
Beverly Daniel and husband Bobby
Four great grandchildren
Several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.
Special thanks to Trinity Hills of Knoxville where she lived as a resident,
UT Hospital ER and 9East,
Mercy Residential Hospice
The family will receive friends Sunday, June 5, 2011 from 2:00pm until 3:00pm in the Claiborne ? Overholt Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00pm in the Claiborne ? Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Donald Proffitt and Rev. Lawrence Fultz officiating. Burial will follow in the Jackson Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Members of Lone Mountain Baptist Church
Claiborne ? Overholt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.