Mary Helen Yates, of Tullahoma, passed this life on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at Harton Regional Medical Center at the age of 77.
Mrs. Yates was born in Tullahoma, TN to the late Stanley and Rena Allen Gould.
During her life she worked at Wilson Sporting Goods as a Ball Cover Cutter and also at S.A.S as a Shoe Leather Cutter.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Yates is preceded in death by one son, Jimmy Yates; one daughter, Clara Lane Yates; one sister, Goldie Gould; two brothers, Jim and Gene Gould; and one granddaughter, Chasity Yates.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, James Yates of Tullahoma; two grandchildren, Derek Yates and his wife Stacey of Tullahoma and Lindsay Bogle and her husband John Thomas of Tullahoma; and three great-grandchildren, Brandon Guess, Cloye Yates and Kylie Leann Bogle.
Visitation for Mrs. Yates will be held on Sunday, May 26th, 2013 from 5:00-8:00pm at Kilgore Funeral Home.
Funeral Services will be held on Monday, May 27th, 2013 at 11:00am in the Kilgore Funeral Home with burial to follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Tullahoma.