Originally created 12/25/05

Mrs. Martha Hoyt Yonce (JOHNSTON, S.C.)



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JOHNSTON, S.C. - Funeral Services for Mrs. Martha Hoyt Yonce, age 93, will be held Monday, December 26, 2005 at 11 am at The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour, Trenton. Interment will follow in Mt of Olives Cemetery, Johnston. The family will receive friends at the gravesite at the conclusion of the service. Memorials may be made to The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour c/o Ann Day/529 Hwy 121/ Johnston, SC 29832, Endowment Fund of Wardlaw/ 1296 Columbia Road/ Johnston, SC 29832, or USC Association of Lettermen/ Att: Nancy Addison/ Rex Enright Center/ University of South Carolina/ Columbia, SC 29208. Mrs. Yonce, a native of Augusta, Ga and widow of S. Walker Yonce, died December 23, 2005. She was a daughter of the late Will and Jana Foster Hoyt. Mrs. Yonce, a graduate of Winthrop College, was a retired school teacher having taught in the public schools of South Carolina for a number of years always enjoying her relationship with the students. She loved baseball and football and followed enthusiastically the years her husband spent coaching. Mrs. Yonce was also a lover of animals. She was a member of The Episcopal Church of Our Saviour. Survivors include two sisters, Betty Jane Eustice and Rook Hoyt Surgis; brother-in-law, J. W. Yonce, Jr; one niece, Jackie Yonce Hall; nine nephews, James Everett Yonce, Jr., Coy Johnston, Cecil Yonce, Jr., Joe B. Yonce, John Preston Yonce, Dr. Ruby H. Yonce, J. W. Yonce, III, Ronnie Yonce, and Larry L. Yonce. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle December 25, 2005