Macon- Pamela Ann Stanley Yates, 62, of Macon, Georgia, died Sunday, April 15, 2012. Services will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 11:00AM at Mulberry Street United Methodist Church with the Reverend Cile Mitchell officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. The family will greet friends on Tuesday from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at Hart’s Mortuary, Cherry Street. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, 719 Mulberry Street, Macon, Georgia 31201 or to Make-A-Wish Foundation, 1775 The Exchange, SE, Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia 30339 or to the Ronald McDonald House, 1160 Forsyth Street, Macon, Georgia 31201.
Mrs. Yates, daughter of the late Reese and Julia Stanley, was a member of Mulberry Street United Methodist Church. She received an education degree from Georgia Southwestern and a master’s degree from Georgia College. Mrs. Yates was past president of Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. She had been recognized as Teacher of the Year at both Springdale and Riley Elementary Schools, in addition to many other recognitions during her more than thirty-five years of teaching. She will be missed by family and friends.
Mrs. Yates is survived by her husband, Melvin “Chip” Yates, Jr. of Macon; son, Melvin “Trey” Yates, III, and daughter, Allison Yates, both of Macon.
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