Buford Yeager

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Buford Roscoe Yeager, 91, of Oak Ridge died Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2007, at Jackson Manor in Jackson.

He was born Oct. 20, 1916, at Daisy, son of John C. and Carrie O. Crites Yeager. He and Mayme Walker were married in 1949. She died April 13, 1961. He and Ella Jean Friese were married March 31, 1962.

Yeager lived in the Oak Ridge area all his life and was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife; two brothers, Bobby Yeager of Humboldt, Tenn., Bill Yeager of Cape Girardeau; and a sister, Elodie Davis of Advance, Mo.

He was preceded in death by a daughter and a sister.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Doug McClellan officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery at Daisy.