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Charles Yates

February 12, 1945 — April 10, 2017

Charles Yates, 72, of Benton, TN passed away Monday, April 10, 2017.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, John N. and Neallie Elizabeth Watson Yates.    

He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Cain Yates; step-children, Randall (Tammy) Taylor, Penny Key, Pam (Ricky) Bell; grandchildren, Angela Key, Justin Key, Cynthia Bell; 5 great-grandchildren; sisters, Julie Yates, Elizabeth Wren; brother, John Yates.  Several nieces and nephews also survive. 

Funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Higgins Funeral Home in Benton, TN with the Reverend Guinn Merrell officiating.  Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 13, 2017 in Old Ocoee Cemetery.  A white dove release ceremony will conclude the services.  

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the funeral home prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Yates family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Starts at 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Interment

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Old Ocoee Cemetery

TN-314, Benton, TN 37307

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