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Cmsgt Blaine Yelton USAF,

Cmsgt Blaine Yelton USAF,
  • August 12, 1915 - September 1, 2018
  • Johns Island, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to
  • Cane Creek Baptist Church
    151 Cane Creek Mountain Road
    Union Mills, NC 29167

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“Nancy and family, we're so sorry to learn of your dad's passing. He was a nice man and we enjoyed listening to his stories. Hugs and prayers. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: John & Cindy Helton

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Sincerely, Robert Floyd Hennessee (Claude Hennessee's brother) ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Janice Amell - Hanahan, SC

“Please share our sympathy and prayers during this difficult time. Blaine lived a long good life.Due to age and health issues we were not able to come...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Nancy...I was sorry to hear of your father's passing. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers as you celebrate his long, well-lived...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Glenn Turlich - Spring, TX

“Mrs. Nancy, So sorry for the loss of your Dad, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Please let me know if there is...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Nancy Healy - Summerville, SC

“Trish, Nancy and Mom, please know we, as so many others, are thinking of you and sharing your heartache. At this time, words may not comfort but in...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: LaRue Hawthorn - Clearfield, UT

“God saw that he was getting tired,A cure was not to be,So He put His arms around him and whispered,"Come with Me." So with tearful eyes,We watched...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Patricia Schroeder - SC

“A life truly well lived! You will be missed! Rest In Peace. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Melva & Bob Alessandri - Layton, UT

“Please accept my condolences for your loss. Grief can be so hard, but the fond memories you cherish can comfort and sustain you during this time. 1...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

CMSGT Blaine Yelton, USAF (Ret.), 103, of Johns Island, South Carolina, husband of Louise Jordan Yelton entered into eternal rest Saturday, September 1, 2018. The family will receive friends Thursday, September 6, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. His Funeral Service will be held Friday, September 7, 2018 in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel at 10:00 a.m. Interment with Full Military Honors will follow in Fort Jackson National Cemetery at 1:00 p.m.

Blaine was born August 12, 1915 in Bostic, North Carolina, son of the late Edgar Yelton and Effie Smalley Yelton. He was a WWII, Korea and Vietnam veteran of the USAF and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant. He was an avid outdoorsman, water skier and Nascar fan. He was a member of The USAF Sergeants Association and member of Cane Creek Baptist Church of Union Mills, NC.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Louise Jordan Yelton of Johns Island, SC; two daughters, Patricia L Schroeder-Hill (Tim) of Moncks Corner, SC, Nancy Yelton Soles (Chip) of Johns Island, SC; sister, Betty Yelton of Spindale, NC; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, Wilkes Wright.

Memorials may be made to the Cane Creek Baptist Church, 151 Cane Creek Mountain Rd, Union Mills, NC 29167.

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