Dorotha Yates

Mrs. Dorotha Jane Yates, 96, of Germantown, formerly of the Fulton/South Fulton area, died Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at the Quince Nursing and Rehab Center in Memphis.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in Walnut Grove Cemetery, located near South Fulton.
Visitation will be held at Hornbeak Funeral Home  in Fulton from 11 a.m. until time of services Saturday.
She was a member of the South Fulton United Methodist Church and the Telephone Pioneers of America. She worked for the Bellsouth phone company as an operator.
She is survived by a daughter, Wanda Huffstetler of Germantown; two grandchildren, Vicki Huffstetler of Memphis, and Brenda Hahr of Milton, Fla.; two great-grandchildren, Bryanna and Caleb Hahr of Milton; and a sister, Joann Ferguson of Memphis.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Gene Yates; a son, Terry Young; her parents, Mancel and Ara Rawls Roach; a brother and eight sisters.
Online tributes may be left at
Published 9.29.17

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