BENTON, KY - Myrtle Odell Yates, age 97, of Mayfield, KY, passed away Friday, February 3, 2012, at her home.
Born April 15, 1914 in Marshall Co., KY., she was a seamstress and retired from Meritt Clothing in Mayfield and was member of the McKendree United Methodist Church.
She was the daughter of the late Oah Franklin "O.F." Roach and the late Ruby Elizabeth (Creason) Roach.
She is survived by her sister-in-law, Nancy Yates of Mayfield, KY., two granddaughters; Kathleen McElwayne of Mayfield, KY., and Sarah Yates of Georgetown, KY., four great-grandchildren; Elizabeth McElwayne, Samuel McElwayne, Matthew McElwayne all of Mayfield, KY., and Kelsey Hern of Georgetown, KY.
One great-great grandchild; Wiley Norton of Mayfield also survives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Lawrence Yates who passed away in 1989 and her son; Franklin Yates, one sister; Delores Ann Yates and one sister; Lucille Roach.
Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home, P.O. Box 492, Benton, KY
Interment will follow in the McKendree Cemetery, Mayfield, KY
All other arrangements are incomplete at this time at the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY.
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