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Donine Kelly Yow
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
There is more sad news this today. Donine Kelly Yow, mother of Rickey Yow ('67) of NC, Donette Yow McClelland of VA, and April Yow Eidson of SC, and of the late Judy Yow Combs (possibly '61), passed away in Newport News on Friday, September 20, 2019 at the age of 95.
From the Daily Press - 09/22/19:
Donine Kelly Yow
NEWPORT NEWS - Donine Kelly
Yow, 95, of Newport News, went to be with her Heavenly Father on Friday,
September 20, 2019.
She was a dedicated Christian, loving wife and compassionate mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She was a longtime and faithful member of West Hampton Baptist Church where through the years she volunteered as a Sunday School teacher, mission leader, choir member and helped in the church kitchen. Her life was her witness and family was the world to her.
She was a great cook, gardener, and she loved to sew! She enjoyed travel with family and friends.
She is predeceased by her husband of 56 years, Herbert P. Yow and her daughter, Judy Y. Combs.
She is survived by a son, Rickey P. Yow (Donna) of Kernersville, NC, and two daughters, Donette Y. McClelland (Bill) of Hampton and April Y. Eidson (Lawrence) of Hilton Head Island, SC. She has seven grandchildren: Jeanice Bryant (Billy) of Newport News, Stephen Yow (Shelly) Charlottesville, Kimberly Powell (Robert) of Newport News, Angela Gray (David) of Kernersville, NC, Chase McClelland (Amanda) of Hampton, Austen McClelland (Tyler) of Newport News, and Dillon Eidson of Hilton Head Island, SC. Donine was also blessed to have 14 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.
The family will
receive friends on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM at W. J.
Smith & Son Funeral Home followed by a graveside service at 12:30 PM at
Peninsula Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org.
Please leave online condolences at www.wjsmithandsonfh.com. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.
Published in the Daily Press on September 22, 2019.
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Our sincerest condolences are extended to Mrs. Yow's family and friends.
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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