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John "Jack" Oliver Yeatts
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Obituary for John "Jack" Oliver Yeatts

John “Jack” Oliver Yeatts, 90, of 220 Sportsman Rd., Dry Fork, Va. passed from this life into the arms of his Savior on Thursday, November 23, 2017, at Sovah Health Danville. He was born April 16, 1927, in Dry Fork to the late Rosa Davis Yeatts and the late John W. Yeatts. Mr. Yeatts was also preceded in death by his wife Frances Beck Yeatts. He proudly served his country with the US Air Force in Korea. He retired from Dan River Mills. Since 1953, Mr. Yeatts has been a member of Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church, where he was active as a Choir Member and in Men’s Bible Class.

Mr. Yeatts is survived by his son, Keith Yeatts and wife, Linda Swanson Yeatts of Dry Fork, Va.; and his daughter, Pamela Yeatts Matherly and husband, Mark of Providence, N.C. Surviving grandchildren include Maria Matherly, Jacob Matherly, Timothy Matherly, and Nicholas Matherly.

In addition to his wife and parents, Mr. Yeatts was predeceased by his eight siblings: Eury Yeatts, Ethel Haymore, Lee Yeatts, Louise Yeatts, Eliza Ricketts, Frank Yeatts, George Yeatts, and Dorothy Johnson.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, November 26, 2017, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel with Rev. Albert Moser, Rev. Cecil Coates and Rev. Gerald Kelly officiating. Interment will follow at Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home immediately prior to the service, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, and at other times at the residence, 220 Sportsman Rd., Dry Fork, Va.

The family respectfully requests that memorial donations be made to Tunstall Vol. Fire & Rescue, P.O. Box 575, Danville, Va. 24543 (

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Yeatts family. Online condolences may be made at

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1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Funeral Service




3:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Cemetery Details


Emmanuel Pentecostal Holiness Church Cemetery

3612 Dry Fork Road
Dry Fork, VA 24549

Memorial Contribution

Tunstall Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Inc.

P.O. Box 575
Danville, VA 24543

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