Mildred Gail Yoak, 86 - Millstone

Mildred Gail Yoak, 86, of Millstone WV, died August 28, 2012, at Minnie Hamilton Health Services in Grantsville WV, after a brief illness.

She was born July 16, 1926, at Island Run, Roane County, WV, the daughter of the late Mollie Brannon Parsons and Beverly Bays.

Mildred was employed by B. F. Goodrich, formerly Rubber Fabricators, in Grantsville WV and retired in July, 1988.

She was a member of Island Run Baptist Church and attended Mt. Zion Methodist Church for more than fifty years.

Throughout her lifetime, Mildred was a loving and wonderful mother and grandmother. She was an excellent cook, always preparing her family their favorite foods, especially creamed tomatoes and biscuits and graham cracker pie. She enjoyed playing cards, but was particularly fond of playing Yahtzee.

Mildred is survived by two children and their spouses, a daughter, Linda (David) Lancaster of Summersville WV and a son, Alan (Paula) Yoak of Vienna WV. She is also survived by four grandchildren, David (Sarah) Lancaster of Annamoriah WV, Chad Lancaster of Williamstown WV, Shannon (Tim) Evans of Smyrna TN and Todd (Jen) Yoak of Richmond VA.

Also surviving are three great grandchildren, Brooke Lancaster, Sydney and Wesley Evans; two brothers, John Parsons of Clover WV and Nelson Parsons of Lavernia TX as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Vere Yoak; second husband, Harold Bowen; an infant son, Steven; her sister, Elsie Rhodes; stepfather, Gomer Parsons; stepbrother, Garland Parsons; and a special aunt, Louie Miller, who raised her.

Stump Funeral Home in Arnoldsburg is in charge of arrangements with Rev. David Weaver officiating the service at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 1st with viewing and visitation from 11:00-1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow at Albert's Chapel Methodist Church in Sandridge, WV.