Renee Yeates

Renee Yeates

SPRINGFIELD- Renee Yeates, 50, of Springfield, died at 10 pm, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at her home. She was born February 8, 1963 in Springfield.

Survivors include two sons, Mark A. Yeates of San Antonio, TX and Matt Yeates of Springfield; Mother Shirley McCombs of Springfield; one granddaughter, Chloe Yeates; three sisters, Cindy (Mike) Merrell of Springfield, Brenda Merrell of Springfield and Kim Watkins of Pleasant Plains; one brother, Dennis McCombs of Pleasant Plains; Companion: Bob Williams of Springfield; former husband, Mark E. Yeates of Springfield and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

One brother, Tim McCombs preceded her in death.

Renee worked as a Medical Coder for Springfield Clinic.

She was an Illini and St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed spending time with her family especially her granddaughter.

Visitation: 4-7 pm, Friday, February 15, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 11 am, Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Pator Bennie Fisher officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Plains Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the .

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Published in The State Journal-Register on Feb. 15, 2013