Yolla Yvonne Bates, 84, passed away April 12, 2014 at Magee General Hospital. She was born on September 5, 1929 to the parents of Mittie Bounds and Ward Kennedy.
She is survived by one daughter, Carolyn Matthews; four grandchildren; five great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren.
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Willis Edward Bates.
Graveside services are scheduled for Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 1:30 pm at Rocky Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Magee. Arrangements are entrusted to Tutor Funeral Home of Magee. Online condolences may be made at www.tutorfuneralhome.com