Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

November 7, 2010

Clara Loraine Yost

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

RICHLANDS, Va. — Clara Loraine Yost, age 79, of Richlands, Va., passed away Friday, November 5, 2010 at Clinch Valley Medical Center. Born January 12, 1931 at Daybrook, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late John and Mabel Moore DeVine. She loved flowers, gardening and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Perry A. Yost.

She was survived by her children, Randy D. Yost and wife Ileen of Cedar Bluff, Va., Phillip  Yost and wife Melissa of St. Augustine, Fla., Nancy Maggard and husband Ronnie of Claypool Hill, Va. and Barry  Yost and wife Beth of Richlands, Va.; grandchildren, Eric Yost and wife Megan, Adam Yost, Rachel Carter and husband Dustin, John Yost and wife Kristen, Maggie Yost, Amber Sykes and husband Joe, Candace Maggard, Emily Maggard and Christen Stacy; great-grandchildren, Holden, Olivia, Caden and Ayden; one sister, Glenna Tennant and husband Leroy of Core, W.Va.; and one brother, Bill DeVine and wife Jane of Fairmont, W.Va.

Funeral services for Mrs. Clara Loraine Yost will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 8, 2010 at Singleton Funeral Service Chapel at Cedar Bluff, Va. with the Reverend Carl Howell officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens Cemetery at Claypool Hill, Va. Pallbearers will be Eric Yost, Adam Yost, John Yost, Dustin Carter and Joe Sykes.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 p.m., Sunday at Singleton Funeral Service at Cedar Bluff, Va.

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Singleton Funeral Service is serving the Yost family.