Times West Virginian
Ida May Yost Hayes Sloan, 85, of Waynesburg, Pa., formerly of Mannington, died Thursday morning (May 23 2013), at her residence.
She was born Aug. 22, 1927, at Marianne, Pa.., daughter of the late Levi Alfred and Myrtle Edna Foley Yost.
She is survived by three daughters, Loretta (Jim) Jeffries of Waynesburg, Pa., Linda (Gene) Dunn of Jacksonburg, and Martha (Wiley) Mitchem of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Virginia Bernice Tennant of Metz; a brother, James Walter Yost of Birchfield; a stepdaughter, Evelyn Hayes Antel of Mannington; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Oliver Clark Hayes, and her second husband, Junior John Sloan; two sisters, Sarah Elizabeth Yost Wright and Margaret Louise Yost Cox; and two brothers, Frank Alfred Yost and Dennis William Yost
She was a member of Waynesburg Church of God of Prophecy. She enjoyed crocheting, having learned to do that at age of 11. She will be missed very much by those who loved her.
Friends will be received at Masters Funeral Home in Mannington from 6-8 p.m. Monday. Funeral services will be held in the funeral home Tuesday at 1 p.m., with Pastor Nieta Lambert officiating. Burial will be in Mannington Memorial Park Cemetery.