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Samuel E. Yates, 55
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Samuel E. Yates, 55, a South Carthage resident and Warren County native, was born Aug. 3, 1965 and died May 15 at Sumner Regional in Gallatin.

A factory worker, he attended Covenant Baptist Church. He loved antique car shows, flea markets, and was an outdoor enthusiast. He was preceded in death by grandparents Sam and Naomi Hughes, formerly of Carthage, and Lola Blanton, formerly of Spencer.

Mr. Yates is survived by his mother Mary Hughes Bryant of South Carthage, father and stepmother David Yates Sr. and Rose Yates of McMinnville, brother and sister-in-law David Yates Jr. and Rebekah of Wartrace.

Mr. Yates will be cremated. No services are planned at this time. To sign the online guestbook, visit

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 23, 2021