William Jones Yates

Mr. Yates was born January 12, 1935, in Clarksville, Texas, and died March 20, 2013, at his residence.
Survivors include his wife, Betsey Yates; sons, Ronald Wayne Yates and wife, Donna and William Russell Yates and wife, Paula; brother, Roy Lee Yates and wife, Vickie; sisters, Frances Gilbreath, Betty Rushing and husband, Jeff and Mary DeLong; grandchildren, Cory, Sandy, Tye, Ronnie and Justin; great-grandchildren, Sheyenne, Mason, Hanna and Liam; four stepgrandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews an cousins; special friends, Ronnie and Dusty Johnson and Marie Pappas; and many friends at the cafe of Johnsons Creek.
He will be greatly missed by all.


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