John Kipling “Kip” Yelverton

Published 4:20 pm Tuesday, November 18, 2014

John Kipling “Kip” Yelverton, 52, of Gallion, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 12, at his home.

He was born Sept. 5, 1962, in Demopolis. He was a former truck driver.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Dana Ray Yelverton; son, John Kipling Yelverton Jr.; and his parents, Clyde Melvin Yelverton Sr. and Evelyn Ray Yelverton.

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He is survived by his son, Thomas Dakota (Melissa) Yelverton of Gallion; two step-daughters, Laura Beth Lamb of Somerville and Amanda Jo Lamb of Somerville; two brothers, Clyde Melvin (Terri) Yelverton Jr. of Demopolis and Wilmer Ray (Wanda) Yelverton of Hazel Green; two sisters, Janet Y. (Jimmy) Marlowe of Gallion and Cecelia Y. (Ray) McCarter of Forkland; grandchild, Dakota Wayne Beverly of Gallion; step-grandchild, Aidyn Lamb of Somerville; father-in-law, Jerry Ray of Providence; and mother-in-law, Brenda G. Ray of Providence.

Memorial services were held at Providence Baptist Church on Friday, Nov. 14, at 11 a.m. with Paul Whitcomb officiating.

Condolences may be offered at Arrangements by O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden.