Brother Kenneth Gene Yates

Brother Kenneth Gene Yates, 61, passed away Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, at his home in Eastview.

He was the pastor at The Bonnieville Church of God of Prophecy in Bonnieville, worked as a welder at Fort Knox and was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Brother Yates was preceded in death by his par-ents, Howard and Beatrice (Stillwell) Yates.

He is survived by his wife, Karen G. Bailey Yates of Eastview; two sons, Casey (Amy) Yates of Bowling Green and Scott (Jessica) Yates of Elizabethtown; a sister, Deborah Smith of Elizabethtown; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral is at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Manakee Funeral Home in Elizabethtown with Brothers J. Scott Gillium and Jimmie Baker officiating. Burial follows in Elizabethtown Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and continues from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Funeral Home

Manakee Funeral Home
2098 Leitchfield Road Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Published in The News-Enterprise on Jan. 28, 2014