Lois Ann Yates

May 30, 1937 ‒ April 20, 2006

Howard, Ohio

Lois Ann Yates, age 68, of Apple Valley Drive, Howard, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2006, at her home, following an extended illness. She was born on May 30, 1937, in Mount Vernon, Ohio, the daughter of the late James and Eleanor (Lyons) Rice. Lois was retired from the Woodland Park School District in Woodland Park, Colorado, where she had been employed as a bookkeeper for 22 years. She was a member of the Amity United Methodist Church.

Lois is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Kenneth Yates, whom she married December 18, 1954, two sons and daughters-in-law; Randall Lee (Jill) Yates of Westerville, Ohio and Brian Jay (Tracey) Yates of Colorado Springs, Colorado, four grandchildren; Kristin, Eric, Ashley and Jenny Yates, a great-granddaughter Addylin Nicole Yates, five step-grandchildren; Sarah, David, Rachael, Daniel and Bethany, and a step-great-grandson Isaac.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother Kenneth Dean Rice.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 24, 2006 at 11 A.M. at the Amity United Methodist Church with Brother Philip McMurrin officiating. These services are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon.

If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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