Barbara Yates

KINMUNDY — Barbara Kathryn Yates, 77, of Kinmundy, dies at 1:32 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Kinmundy.

She was born Dec. 6, 1955, in Ingraham, the daughter of Hellie Lake and Edna (Parker) Lake. She married Ora Yates Jr., on July 23, 1954, in Ingram, and he survives.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Yates is survived by her son, Tom Yates, of Kinmundy; six daughters, Debra Robb, of Champaign, Kathy Robb and husband Stanley, Lorraine Day and husband Kevin, all of Kinmunday, Rose Anna Wilkinson and husband Jerry, of Clinton, Kelly Fitzjarrold, of Kinmundy, and Shelly Yates and friend Jason Stanbery, of Burlington, Iowa; brother, James Lake and wife Theresa, of Bristol, Rhode Island; brother-in-law, Dale Yates and wife Dortha, of Flora; sister-in-law, Anna Mae Yates, of Farina; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, John, Guy and Neil Lake.

Mrs. Yates was a homemaker and worked for Brown’s Produce in Farina. She was a member of Meacham Baptist Church.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Neal Funeral Home in Kinmunday, with Gene McAllister officiating. Interment will follow in Eldon Cemetery in Kinmundy.

Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Carmi Baptist Children’s Home, or the National Kidney Foundation.