Carl Spencer Yelvereton

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Carl Spencer Yelvereton - Ex -Biologist -Biologist Found Dead After...
Ex -Biologist -Biologist Found Dead After Release From Jail A former biologist ,for the Tennessee Game & Fish Com mission took bis own life Wed nesday . night following his re lease from - jail on charges of felonious assault on a neighbor. Carl Spencer Yelverton,, 43, of 24 Maplewood Drive was found by sheriff's officers slumped in a lounge chair at his home at 10:45 p.m. with a bullet wound in the right side of his head. A ' 44-caliber 44-caliber 44-caliber magnum revolver was removed from . his right hand. Chief Deputy Robert Mainord said Mr. Yelverton had been released released from jail at 9:10 p.m., some 20 minutes after his arrest arrest on two warrants sworn out by a neighbor, Irwin G. Alexander Alexander of 25 Maplewood Drive; According to the sheriffs office, Mr. Yelverton had gone to . Alexander's home earlier in the day Wednesday and ordered ordered him to clean up some leaves in his own yard. Alexander told authorities that his neighbor held a gun . on him - while . he picked up the leaves. The two? state warrants on which Mr; Yelverton was arrested arrested ' charged " him with felonious assault on- on- Alexander and carrying a pistol with intent to bodily harm Alexander. Sheriffs deputies drove Mr. Yelverton to his home after a friend had posteff $2,000 bond for his release and said he seemed jovial at the time. ' Mrs. Yelverton told investigating investigating officers that her husband said he was going to shoot him self and then went into the den at their home in a subdivision off the Bells Highway near the Interstate 40 interchange. A native of Goldsboro. N. C Mr. Yelverton held a master's degree in wildlife conservation and had worked for the State Game & Fish Commission as a biologist. He was a member of the U. S. Air Force during World War II and served in the European Theater. His body will be flown today to Raleigh, N. C, for funeral services. Griffin Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. arrangements. Browns & Wynne Fun eral Home of Raleigh will be in charge of the funeral services services The son of Mrs. Ada Lee Yelverton and the . late Mr. Yelverton, he attended Raleigh public schools and North Caro lina State College. He was a member of a Baptist church in Raleigh. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Kathryn Harris Huffman Yelverton; his mother; a brother, Roy Lee Yelverton Jr. of Pensacola, Fla., and a sister, sister, Mrs. R. S. Spain in Raleigh. Be A Christmas Club Saver and Save Money for Christmas '69! Contact Your Nearest National Bank of Commerce Banking: Office Member Fed. Deposit Ins. Corp. DOWNTOWN JACKSON STORES

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  1. The Jackson Sun,
  2. 12 Dec 1968, Thu,
  3. Page 14

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