Maxine Ruth (Jackson) Yost

MAXINE RUTH (JACKSON) YOST, 98, of Follansbee, WV died peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at the Carriage Inn in Steubenville, OH. Born on April 27, 1925, in Wheat, WV a daughter of the late Ellsworth and Laura (Lemley) Jackson. In addition to her parents, Maxine is preceded in death by her loving husband, Harold Jackson Yost, Sr. and twelve siblings. Maxine graduated from Magnolia High School and was a member of the McKinleyville Church of Christ. Over the years she was a devoted mother to her children and grandchildren and enjoyed taking care of her home and was thankful for the experiences of being able to travel to in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, Canada, and Colombia throughout the years. Surviving her are three devoted children: Senator Jack (Kris) Yost, Jr. of Wheeling, WV, Nancy Metz of Carmichaels, PA, and Judy (Guillermo) Vanegas of Louisville, KY; five grandchildren: Dina (Michael) Yurek, Jay (Mandy) Yost, Alicia Yost Burns, Rachelle (Robb) Kalsey, and Ryan (Michelle) Yost; eight great grandchildren: Danielle, Tyler, Lyndsay, Michaela (Dominic) Brittany, Nicholas, Sophia, Caleb and Mason; two great-great grandchildren, Daisy and Northe Elizabeth; along with many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Visitation for Maxine was held on Friday, May 12, 2023 until the time of the funeral service, at the Mullenbach Funeral Home, Follansbee, with Larry Lemasters minister officiating. Graveside services were held on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Cunningham Memorial Gardens, Burton, WV. Condolences may be sent to