Wendell Marcus Yates
Wendell Marcus Yates
  • February 4, 1962 - December 22, 2017
  • Rienzi, Mississippi

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Wendell Marcus Yates, 55, passed away Friday, December 22, 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Booneville. He was born February 4, 1962, to William Andrew and Mary Catherine Jumper Yates. He worked the Booneville Gas and Water Department and Y&R Livestock. He was a member of Pauls Chapel Church. He enjoyed raising chickens and goats.

A celebration of life service will be 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 26, 2017, at McMillan Funeral Home with Bro. Chuck Boxx and Bro. Rex Bullock officiating. Burial will be in Pauls Chapel Cemetery.

He is survived by two sons, Ethan Yates and Sam Yates; a step daughter, Emma Grace Bryant; his parents; one sister, Buffie (Jason) Moore; one niece, Annie Moore; one nephew, Colby Moore; a special aunt, Susie Yates; and the mother of his children, Kim Yates.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Marvin and Lizzie Yates, and Colonel and Lottie Jumper.

Pallbearers are Mike Robbins, Lee Jones, Billy Spencer, Oscar Joshlin, Colby Moore and Derek Jones.

Honorary pallbearers are the employees of Booneville Gas and Water Department.

Visitation will Monday from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.