YATES, John Thomas "Johnny"Born March 13, 1923 in Dickson County. Preceded in death by parents, Mary and James K. Yates; brothers, Jethro (Mabelle), Luther (Mary Leslie), Wilburn, Armon Lee and Herbert Yates; sisters, Carmon (Brady) Moran and Harriet (Jim) McCord; daughter-in-law, Beverly Yates; grandson, Christopher Wayne Yates. Survived by wife of 66 years, Dorothy M. Clark Yates; sons, Wayne, Michael (Janice) and Steve (Lynn) Yates; grandchildren, Greg (Kathy), Daniel (Patrick), Kevin (Rachel), Kristin, Steven and Spencer Yates; 8 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Juanita Yates; several nieces and nephews. Served in World War II and retired from Ford Glass Plant. His Grandchildren will serve as Pallbearers. Funeral service will be on Monday, December 31, 2012 at 10 a.m. with visitation on Sunday from 3-8 p.m. at Forest Lawn Funeral Home.
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Published in The Tennessean from Dec. 29 to Dec. 31, 2012