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Fred Alton Yates Sr., 95
Fred Alton Yates Sr died Thursday, May 18 at Raintree Manor Nursing Center in McMinnville.

Fred Alton Yates Sr., 95, of McMinnville died Thursday, May 18, at Raintree Manor Nursing Center in McMinnville.
He was born Nov. 4, 1921, in Winchester, was a retired supervisor with Peery Construction, served his country with the U.S. Army during World War II, and was a member of Locust Street Church of God. He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Pauline Young Yates, sons Billy Wayne Yates, Jerry Allen Yates, and Fred A. Yates Jr., and great-grandson, Corey Slatton.
Survivors include Lisa (Chris) Gilder, Teresa Haston, and Kim (Kenny) Roberts, and great-grandchildren, Peyton Haston, Christina Walker, Brady Gilder, and Tiffany Slatton.
Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at Locust Street Church of God. Rev. Jeff Page will officiate. Interment will follow at Mtn. View Cemetery. Military grave rites will be conducted by American Legion Post 173 and VFW Post 5064. The Yates family will receive friends Sunday from 12 p.m. noon to 2:30 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.