January 16, 1930 - August 14, 2021
Homer Martin Yates age 91 of Del Rio, TN went home to be with the Lord on August 14, 2021. He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church for 75 years and also served as a deacon. He worked 38 years at Wood Products Co. in Newport prior to retirement. He enjoyed raising a garden and working with his tractor, welding and working with steel. He would build or modify farm equipment to make the work easier. He was always willing to help his friends and neighbors when they needed repair work on their equipment. Homer was preceded in death by his parents Cornelius Calloway Yates and Nancy Hicks Yates, brothers John (Maggie) Yates, Roby (Ollie) Yates, sisters Beulah (Charlie) Moore, Panzy (Dizzy Dean ) Hill, Luvenia (Hubert) Hill, Hazel (Dewey) Mooneyham, father in law and mother in law Jake (Mollie) Willis, sisters in law, Eula Mae Sims and Pansy Houston, brother in law Hershel Willis and one great- great- grandson. He is survived by his wife of 73 years, Virgie Willis Yates of Del Rio, daughters Judy Yates of Newport, and Elaine (David) Farmer of Kingston, son James Martin (Mary) Yates of Del Rio, three granddaughters Rhonda (Johnny) Davis, Becky (Charlie) Murrell and Franny (Wayne) Brock, two grandsons Ryan (Brittany) Yates and Jason (Jennifer) Yates, seven great grandchildren and four great- great- grandchildren, sisters in law Elsie Henderson, Dean Beasley and brother in law Dewey Willis, several nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. Family will be receiving friends from 5-7 pm Monday prior to the funeral service. Funeral services 7 pm Monday August 16, 2021 in Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Fred Cagle and Steve Blanchard officiating. Burial will be held 11 am Tuesday August 17, 2021 in Union Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church, 1200 Punkton Road, Del Rio, TN 37727. Family and friends may sign online at: www.manesfuneralhome.com Arrangements by Manes Funeral Home.
Homer Martin Yates age 91 of Del Rio, TN went home to be with the Lord on August 14, 2021. He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist Church for 75 years and also served as a deacon. He worked 38 years at Wood Products Co. in Newport prior to retirement. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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