Jimmie Carolyn Yates
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Jimmie Carolyn Yates
  • September 8, 1933 - September 9, 2017
  • Kyle, Texas

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Jimmie Carolyn Cook Yates (born September 8, 1933 and died on September 9, 2017 in Austin, TX) was the daughter of Carroll Herman Cook and Thelma Louise Rogers. She married Roy Arnold Downey, Jr. (Albuquerque, NM) in 1951. In 1955, she married Lt. Colonel Norris Yates, Jr. (Alamo Heights) and moved to San Antonio.

Carolyn is predeceased by her parents, her husband, stepfather Harold Leveen and daughter Victoria Carolyn Downey Marullo.

Carolyn is survived by daughter Rebecca Elizabeth Yates Bird, stepson William Spencer Yates, grandchildren Vanessa Carolyn Marullo Walsh, Suzanna Kathryn Marullo, Andrew Carlton Bird, Allison Victoria Bird, Matthew Spencer Yates, Lois Anne Yates, and 3 great-grandchildren: Braeden Lawrence Walsh, Analiese Victoria Walsh, George Leon Gray Denton, and Persephoni Lis Yates.

She earned a B.A. (UT Austin) and M.A. (St. Mary's University). She retired from NEISD after teaching 35 years. She was a member of Northwood Presbyterian Church, AF Fraternity, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, National Society Magna Charta Dames, and Order of Washington.

Sunset Funeral Home Visitation: Thursday, September 21, 6:00-8:00 PM. Graveside Service: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Friday, September 22, 1:30 PM. Donations can be sent to Hospice Compassus.