Services for Rev. LeRoy Yates were held 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Pine Grove Church of God at Dixon with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Phillip Williams officiated. Visitation was held 1-2 p.m., Aug. 14, 2019, at the church.
Rev. Yates, 95, of Union, died on Aug. 10, 2019.
Survivors include his son, William Yates of Union; daughter, Willie Yates of North Carolina; two sons-in-law, Mike Housley of Ocean Springs and William Smith of Moss Point; seven grandchildren, Timothy Coblentz of Texas, Jamie Rozell, Dewey Smith and wife, Deanna, of Saucier, Tabitha Smith Rupert and husband, Jon, of Moss Point, Callie Monohon and husband, Chris, of Pascagoula, Lisa Henderson of Vancleave and Danny Housley and wife, Nickie, of Biloxi; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and sister, Mary Hensley of Florida.
Mr. Yates was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Reba Yates; and two daughters, Brenda Ann Yates Smith and Beatrice Irene Yates Housley.
Pallbearers were Dewey Smith, Levi Griffin, Dustin Rupert, Chris Monohon, Hagan Monohon, Mason, Monohon, Blake Smith and Haise Smith.