William Yates (1931 - 2012)

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William J. Yates


Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Jones & Son Funeral Home for William J. Yates, 81 Of Moselle, who died October 22, 2012 at Regency Hospital.

Burial will be in the Moselle Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife, Martha Ann Jarrell Yates, of Moselle; sons, Lavon (Beth) Yates, Lavell (Elizabeth) Yates; granddaughters, Stacy (Lee) Backstrom, Shelly Yates; grandson, Blake Yates, all of Moselle; brothers, Lonnie Yates, Sr., Roy (Judy) Yates, Terrell (Vergie) Yates; sisters, Virgie Brewer, Dimpie "Ida" Scruggs, Eloise Williams, Paulette (Toxie) Crosby, all of Ellisville and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation will be from 5:30-9:00 p.m. Wednesday, at Jones & Son Funeral Home in Moselle.


Published in the Hattiesburg American on Oct. 24, 2012