Nancy Lee Yates

Nancy Lee Yates, 61, of DeFuniak Springs, FL passed away Aug. 21, 2006 in DeFuniak Springs. She was born May 22, 1945 in Belfast, ME.

Yates had been a resident of Walton County for the past 14 years. She was Baptist by faith and a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Darlington, FL. She worked in accounting for Wal-Mart and she also had worked for Winn Dixie. She also owned and operated a tax and accounting business through her home. She enjoyed reading, sewing and spending time with her grandchildren.

Yates was predeceased by her father and mother, and step-father, Jack.

Yates is survived by her husband of 43 years, Wade L. Yates, of DeFuniak Springs; four sons, Donnie Yates and wife, Anita, of Gaskin, FL, Jeffery Yates and Darren Yates, both of DeFuniak Springs, and Michael Yates and wife, Jennifer, of Crestview, FL; one daughter, Dianna Yates, of DeFuniak Springs; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday, Aug. 24, 2006 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home, with Rev. Harold Thigpen officiating.

Memorialization will be by cremation.

[Source: The DeFuniak Springs Herald, August 31, 2006, Page 12B]

[Burial: Cremation]