Jesse Willard Yates
  • Date of passing: Sep 27, 2014
Let the memory of Jesse be with us forever

Jesse Willard Yates, age 90, died Saturday, September 27, 2014, at Bethany Nursing Center, Vidalia, Georgia, after an extended illness.


Funeral services for Mr. Jesse Willard Yates will be held Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 11:00 AM EDT from the First Christain Christian Church of Lanett. Reverend Howard Merchant will officiate. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.

The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service at the First Christian Church of Lanett, 312 South 1st Street.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Lanett Christian Church, P. O. Box 452, Lanett, Alabama, 36863.

 Professional services provided by McCarthy Funeral Home Inc. in West Point Georgia.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Branson Gray on 11th October 2014

"Dear Nita, I was so sorry to hear about Jesse.  You are part of our family and He will be missed so.  I love and appreciate you so much.  You are so sweet and kind and loving.  You are and will be in our prayers.  The Lord is able to meet our need and give us comfort and peace through difficult times, if we only let Him.  May the Lord bless and keep you and your family.
Love always Lanier and Sharon."

This tribute was added by Linda Beckum on 30th September 2014

"Nita, I was so sorry to read of Mr. Yates' passing.  He was such a gentleman.   We have so many fond memories of our motor coach tours.  You will be in my prayers."

This tribute was added by Margaret Hester on 29th September 2014

"Mrs. Nita,
So very sorry to hear of Mr. Yates passing. Just a note to let you, Nancy and Joann know I care and love you all."

This tribute was added by Patsy Roberts Bennett on 29th September 2014

"Mrs. Juanita,
I was so sad to read about Mr. Jessie's passing in the paper today and wanted to send you my love. You, Nancy and Joanne will be in my thoughts and prayers."

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