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Lila G. Yates

September 14, 1936 August 2, 2019
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Lila G. Yates, 82

MONTPELIER – Lila G. Yates, 82, passed away at 7:45 p.m. Friday, August 2, 2019 at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Moundsville, WV on September 14, 1936 to Clark B. Young and Opal A. (Young) Young. Both her parents preceded her in death.
Lila married Donald Robert Yates I in May of 1962 in Indianapolis. He precedes her in death on March 3, 1998.
She was a member of Christian Life Tabernacle in Huntington. Very active in the Blackford County Senior Citizen Center. She liked to play cards, play BINGO, crossword puzzles, shopping online and she was always on the go.
Lila retired from Key Plastics after 10 years of service.
Lila will be sadly missed by her children, Vikki L. Mosley of Arkansas, Joyce E. (husband, Mike) Wimmer of Montpelier, Donna A. Eberhardt (companion, Bill Tucker) of Hartford City and Donald R. Yates II (companion, Alicia Foster) of Indiana; 11 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; brothers, John (wife, Elise) Young of Moundsville, WV and Bernie (wife, Dorothy) Young of Moundsville, WV; special friends, Jerry and Betty Shelby of Hartford City; several nieces and nephews.
She is also preceded in death by her sister, Janice Morgan and a very special sister-in-law, Virginia Young.
Funeral service will be at 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 9, 2019 at Calvary Pentecostal Church, 901 N. Richmond St., Hartford City. Burial will follow at Marion National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Friday, August 9, 2019 at the church.
Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St., Hartford City is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Christian Life Tabernacle, 943 Swan St., Huntington, IN 46750
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