Kattie Lou Briars Yates
Date of Death – March 22, 2014
Kattie Lou Briars Yates, 76, passed away without warning or final farewell on March 22, 2014 at. St Francis Park Hospital in Memphis. Visitation will be Friday March 28 from 1-7 p.m. at Palmer Funeral Home. Service will be Saturday at Brown Baptist Church at 2 p.m. in Southaven, Miss. with burial in Hopewell Cemetery in Mason. Her parents John and Katherine Briars, as well as her husband Charles E, Yates, who died Feb. 4, 2014, preceeded her in transition.
She leaves six children: Willie (Valerie) Briars, Howard Yates, Daisy (Cleverland) McGowan of Somerville, Tanya (James) Woodland, Jeffery Yates and Angela Yates Thomas, all of Memphis; three siblings: Gladys (Joe) Briars Moss, Albert (Dorothy) Briars and Walter (Jerrine) Briars, all of Memphis; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; in- laws: Odester Perry, Freddie (Barbara) Yates and George (Clara) Yates, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband and parents, those awaiting her arrival include one son, Charles E. Yates Jr., siblings James (Olivia) Miller, John W. Briars, Floyd, Calvin, and Thomas Briars, Vera Adams, Louise Taylor, Dorothy Ivy and Betty Rayford.
The Leader (Covington, Tenn.)
Thursday, March 27, 2014