Thomas P. Yates

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  • "Mr. Yates a nice guy.I used to do yard work for him and..."
    - Hal Willingham
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Funeral service for Thomas P. Yates, 79, of Anniston will be 10 a.m. today, January 6, 2015 at Parker Memorial Baptist Dr. B Locke Davis Christian Life Center Chapel with Dr. Mack Amis and Dr. Billy Harris officiating. Committal Service will be concluded in the CLC Chapel. Burial will follow at Ranburne First Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on today from 9-10 a.m. at the Fireside Room at Parker Memorial. Mr. Yates passed away on Sunday at RMC. Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Edna Gibbs Yates, of Anniston; niece; nephew; caregivers, David and Glenda Gibbs Phillips, of Anniston; two sisters, Shelby Torbert, of Powder Springs, Ga., and Ann Shiretzki (Ben), of Martin, Ga., five sister-in-laws, Lynette Yates, Erlene Gibbs, of Anniston, Wilma Jeter and Lorena Smith, of Bowdon, Ga. and Bonnie Gibbs, of Anniston; a host of nieces and nephews. Mr. Yates is preceded in death by his parents, Ebur and Ruby Yates; brother, Ray Yates. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be the Restorers Sunday School Class of Parker Memorial Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to Parker Memorial Baptist Church, P O Box 2104, Anniston, AL 36202. Mr. Yates was a native of Woodland, Ala. and a resident of Anniston for the past 30 years. He was employed by Lockheed as a machinist. He was a member of Parker Memorial Baptist Church and the Restorers Sunday School Class. The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff of the 4th and 5th floors at RMC, NHC, NHC Place, Dr. Aremu, Dr. Spremulli, Dr. Patel, Dr. Free, and Shane Williamson. Also we are grateful for caregivers, Annette, Karen, and Jean. Online condolences may be made at www.graybrownservice.com
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Gray Brown-Service Mortuary
1329 Wilmer Ave
Anniston, AL 362014651
(256) 236-3441
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Published in The Anniston Star on Jan. 6, 2015
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Anniston, AL   (256) 236-3441
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