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Subject: Mike Yelton's obituary
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2015 14:42:44 -0400

James Michael Yelton
Dr. Michael Yelton of Jefferson died Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 at his home. He was 69.
Dr. Yelton was born Aug. 15, 1945 in Gaffney, S.C. to James and Betty Joe Yelton. Dr. Yelton was  preceded in death by his parents.
Dr. Yelton was director and set designer for Ashe County Little Theater. He was active in theater for over  40 years. Michael was a chef and restaurant owner for many years. Michael's motto was "good food is  good art."
Dr. Yelton is survived by his husband, Gary Lee? two sons, Jared (Becky) Yelton of West Jefferson and  Adam (Sarah) Yelton of Athens, Ga.? brother, Bruce Yelton of Gastonia? four grandchildren: Hunter Yelton, Isabell  Yelton, Ella Yelton and Corinne Yelton? and several nieces and nephews.
A gathering of remembrance was held Friday, Feb. 6, 2015 at Badger Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ashe County Arts Council, 303 School Ave., West Jefferson, NC 28694. Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family at
Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Dr. Yelton's arrangements.
Funeral Home
Badger Funeral Home
300 N Main St West Jefferson, NC 28694
(336) 246­7114
Published in Jefferson Post from Feb. 8 to Feb. 9, 2015

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04/12/15 07:02 PM #1    

Carolyn Alene Broome (Mrs. Mike Sosebee)

I am so saddened by the loss of Mike Yelton.  He was indeed a talented person!  I send my condolences to all his family!  Love!

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