Ellen M. Yon

August 23, 1935February 7, 2019

Ellen Mitchum Yon was born in Berkeley County, SC on August 23, 1935 to the late Edward Mitchum and Shelly Wyndham Mitchum. Ellen graduated from Macedonia High School and was a member of the 1951 Girls State Champion Basketball Team. She was a graduate of the St. Francis Xavier School of Nursing. She had a very rewarding career as a Nursing Supervisor in a number of Industries such as; Avco Lycoming and Rebestos Manhattan. She subsequently worked and retired from the Citadel & The College of Charleston Nursing Staff. Ellen was an active member of Old St. Andrews Church for many years. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Marion Yon, 2 sons, Rick Yon and Randy Yon, a daughter Rhonda Hair, 9 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandson. She was predeceased by a daughter, Rise" Carter, 2 grandsons, Christopher Yon and Marion Yon IV.


  • Old St. Andrews Parish Church


  • Memorial Service Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Ellen M. Yon

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Rose Cummings

February 11, 2019

Marion, haven't been in touch in a long time but saw Ellen's obituary and wanted to extend my sympathy to you and your family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers at this very trying time.

Debby May

February 10, 2019

My prayers and sympathy to Rick Yon and his family on the passing of his mother. I know how difficult it is to lose a parent or any member of the family.

Janice Larkin

February 9, 2019

Ellen, what a shining star. Shine down on us from Heaven. Condolences for the Yon family from cousin Janice.