February 19, 1926 - August 9, 2017
Mr. George Elmer Yates, 91, of Clarksville, Missouri passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at National Health Care Center in Maryland Heights, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at Noon, Monday, August 14, 2017 at the Collier Funeral Home in Louisiana, Mo. The Rev. Debbie Thorton will officiate. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at Noon on Monday at the funeral home. Burial in Riverview Cemetery in Louisiana, M0. George was born February 19, 1926 in Paynesville, Missouri the son of Leslie and Emma Lou Iles Yates. He married Frances Winifred Florence of Troy, M0 and she preceded him in death in September of1990. George is survived by a daughter, Cynthia Martin (Freeman) of Creve Coeur, M0. a son, Michael Yates of Florissant, Missouri, two granddaughters, Michele Nicole Yates, of Florissant, M0 and Stephanie Martin of Pittsburgh, California, one sister, Mammie Wheeler of Annada, M0 and a host of loving nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Emma Lou in 1990, one daughter, Mary Alice Yates of St Peters, M0 who died in 1995, two sisters, LaDoris Redd and Daisy Davis, two brothers, William “Bubble” Yates and Frank Yates. George was a lifelong member of Bethel AME Church of Paynesville, M0 where he served as Trustee and Steward. He had been employed as a Foreman on the Bryant Mackey Farm since he was a young man. George had been a member of the Clarksville Lions Club for years. He loved to garden and had received “Yard of the Month” awards numerous times from the Clarksville Garden Club. Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society in care of Collier Funeral Homes, Inc. 117 Barnard Dr., Louisiana, M0 63353 or to the Donor’s choice.
Mr. George Elmer Yates, 91, of Clarksville, Missouri passed away Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at National Health Care Center in Maryland Heights, Missouri. Funeral services will be held at Noon, Monday, August 14, 2017 at the Collier Funeral Home... View Obituary & Service Information
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