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Kathryn Daniel Yates, Cumberland Co., KY (1926-2013)

She was a graduate of Lindsey Wilson Junior College and Western Kentucky University. Upon graduation, she moved to Peoria, Illinois, to teach at Whittier School. In Peoria, she met the love of her life, Lyle F. Yates, and married him in 1954. Although she was a resident of Illinois, she always considered Kentucky to be "Home," and will be laid to rest in the Rose of Sharon Cemetery, Bow, Cumberland County, KY.
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Kathryn Daniel Yates, 87, of Metamora, IL passed away at 1pmCT, Saturday, July 27, 2013 surrounded by her entire family.

She is being laid to rest in her beloved Kentucky on Saturday, November 2, 2013. Services and internment will be held at 11amCT, on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Rose of Sharon United Methodist Church in Bow, KY. Interment will be in the Rose of Sharon Cemetery.



Kathryn Daniel Yates, Cumberland Co., KY (1926-2013)


She was born on Friday, September 3, 1926 in Bow, KY, the daughter and one of 12 children of Bertie and E.L. Daniel. She died Saturday.

She was a graduate of Lindsey Wilson Junior College and Western Kentucky University. Upon graduation, she moved to Peoria, Illinois, to teach at Whittier School. In Peoria, she met the love of her life, Lyle F. Yates, and married him in 1954.

He preceded her in death in 2003. Also preceding her in death was a son, David Yates. Kathryn is survived by the following:
  • Her daughters: Carol Yates, of Fredericksburg, VA; Lori Yates of Springfield, IL, and Martha Yates Newton (Paul) of Oakton VA, and a son, Daniel (Mary) Yates of Chillicothe.

  • Her beloved grandchildren and step grandchildren: Lyndsey, Danielle, Alana, Heath, Ted and Bridgette

  • Her great grandchild, Alexander
She loved raising her children and took great pleasure in her grandchildren. She gave her children the greatest gifts, the gift of love and time and raising them in a strong Christian home.

A lifelong volunteer committed to Christian service, Kathryn was dedicated to the Dwight Women's Prison Ministry and was a member of First United Methodist Church for 63 Years.

Although she was a resident of Illinois, she always considered Kentucky to be "Home."

Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Kathryn Daniel Yates to Rose of Sharon Cemetery Fund.

Professional services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home of Burkesville, Kentucky. Online condolences at Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, in charge of arrangements.


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