Gail (Shepard) Yelton

Born: Fri., Apr. 27, 1951
Died: Thu., Aug. 29, 2013

Funeral Service

2:30 PM Sun., Sep. 01, 2013
Location: Fairview Baptist Church


3:30 PM to 5:00 PM, Sun., Sep. 01, 2013
Location: Fairview Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

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Mrs. Gail Shepard Yelton, 62, of 4841 NC Hwy 226, Golden Valley, died Thursday, August 29, 2013 at her residence.
She was the daughter of the late Willie and Irene Hastings Shepard, and was also preceded in death by a sister, Jane Jones and a brother, Bob Shepard.
She is survived by her husband Jasper L. Yelton, Sr.; two daughters, Jessica Settlemyre and her husband Dustin, of Valdese, and Amber Lovelace and her husband David, of Golden Valley; a son, Jasper L. Yelton, Jr. and his wife Jennifer, of Lawndale; three sisters, Betty Bell of Kings Mountain, Phyllis Shepard of Sunshine, and Ellen Hudson of Golden Valley; a brother, Jim Shepard of Sweetwater, TN; two grandsons, Ian Degerstrom and J.D. Lovelace; a stepgrandson, Justin Yelton; and one granddaughter, Lillian Grace Settlemyre, due October 18, 2013.
The Funeral will be conducted at 2:30 pm Sunday, September 1, 2013 at Fairview Baptist Church. Rev. David Ledford will officiate. The body will lie in state 30 minutes prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Elbert Hudson, Stacy Hudson, Shannon Jones, Dale Ramsey, Ed Gurley, and Johnny Toney.
Following the conclusion of the graveside service, the family will receive friends in the Fairview Baptist Church Fellowship Hall until 5:00 pm.
Memorials may be made to Fairview Baptist Church, % Robin Smith, 433 South Creek Road, Bostic, NC 28018 or Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Washburn & Dorsey Funeral and Cremation Service is handling arrangements.
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Condolence Booklet

Phyllis Jean Hollifield
   Posted Thu August 29, 2013
Jasper and family. Please accept that my most sincere and deepest
condolences are with at this time of bereavement. May God give you
peace and comfort.

Gail Tesseniar Wright
   Posted Fri August 30, 2013
Please accept my condolences at this time. My prayers are with all the family

Alvin and Janie Yelton
   Posted Fri August 30, 2013
We are so sorry for your loss. Gail will be greatly missed by all of the family. Time will turn hurt into fond memories, cherish them for the rest of your life. Keep her memory alive in the lives of her grandchildren.

Wayne Sheppard
   Posted Sat August 31, 2013
Jasper and family, I pray that God would fill your void with His abounding love. Gail was a special lady and will be greatly missed.

Wayne Sheppard

Gerry Good/Beauticontrol
   Posted Sat August 31, 2013
To Gail's family:
Our team loved Gail, and her faithfulness and loving and caring spirit towards all of us will greatly be missed!!!
May God give you all peace and grace during this sad time!!!
I thank the Lord that Melissa Condrey and I got to visit with our dear friend Wednesday evening.

Gerry Good and the Beauticontrol Team

Ron Brooks
   Posted Sat August 31, 2013
I would like to express my deepest condolences to the Yelton family for their loss of such a wonderful wife, woman,mother, and grandmother.Jasper I am so very sorry.If there is anything I can do please don't hesitate to call on me.I pray that God will take care in to the heavenly kingdom.I ask God to watch over your entire family and help you through this time of grief.God bless you all.

James and Lela Brackett
   Posted Sat August 31, 2013
We were saddened by hearing about Gail. She was a precious person. Have many fond memories of her . Love and prayers to all the family!

Darlene Reynolds
   Posted Sun September 01, 2013
To Gails family, I am so sorry for your loss and I know how hard it is now but just lean on Jesus and he will handle it all. I considered Gail a friend and we had lots of fun prayers will be with you in the days to come. God bless you all.

Barbara Snyder/Beauticontrol
   Posted Mon September 02, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss, but always remember we can see her again. I only got to know her for a short time, but during that time she always had a smile and a kind word. I pray that God will comfort you always and help you through these trying times.

shelly bumgarner smith
   Posted Thu September 19, 2013
dearest condolences to you all

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