Mrs. Ottice Grant Yates, age 89, of Westville, passed away Dec. 30, 2012 at her home. She was born Nov. 13, 1923 in Westville, to the late William Grant and Eighty Ann Colvin Grant.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Yates was preceded in death by her husband, Hubert F. Yates; eight brothers; two sisters; sons-in-law, Bobby Legear and Johnnie Griggs, and great-grandchild, Chandler Adams.
Mrs. Yates is survived by three sons, J.B. Yates and wife Tessie of Westville, Glen Yates of Freeport, and Terry Yates and wife Pat of Westville; four daughters, Eleanor Legear of Westville, Donna Griggs of Ponce de Leon, Carolyn Pugh and husband Donnie of Bonifay, and Vinita Yon and husband Joel of Chipley; 14 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 at Otter Creek United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Mashburn and the Rev. Ron Alderman officiating. Interment followed in the Otter Creek Church Cemetery with Peel Funeral Home directing. Grandsons served as pallbearers. Family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday at Peel Funeral Home.