February 28, 1933 - August 11, 2018
Mrs. Dara Mavis Jackson Yates, age 85 of Rockmart passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018. Mrs. Yates was born February 28, 1933 in Carroll County, daughter of the late Roy Jackson, Sr. and the late Annie Lou Eidson Jackson. She was a retired educator having retired from the Polk County School System with 28 years of service and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Rockmart. Mrs. Yates was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Denson (T.D.) Yates on December 2, 2000. Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Eddie Crawford of Rockmart; three sons and daughters-in-law, David and Debbie Yates of Toccoa, Dwain and Deonne Yates of Rockmart and Tim and Adria Yates of Lawrenceville; brother, Roy Jackson, Jr. of Villa Rica; sister-in-law, Christine Jackson of Roopville; nine grandchildren, Maria Crawford Norris (Jimmy), Robert Yates, Thomas Yates (Maggie), Sam Yates (Kaela), David Yates, Heath Yates, Sam Martin, Colin Yates and Ella Yates; four great-grandchildren, Jake Norris, Jackson Norris, Ezra Yates and Finley Yates. Funeral services for Mrs. Yates will be held on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the First Baptist Church of Rockmart with Rev. Jason Odom and Rev. David Turner officiating. A eulogy will be given by Mrs. Shelby Talley. Interment services will follow in the family lot of Rockmart Memorial Gardens. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Deacons of First Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. until the funeral hour. Floral donations will be accepted or those wishing to do so, may make memorial contributions to the First Baptist Church, Whole Heart Building Fund, P. O. Box 388, Rockmart GA 30153 in memory of Mrs. Yates. Freeman Harris Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral service for Mrs. Dara Mavis Jackson Yates.
Mrs. Dara Mavis Jackson Yates, age 85 of Rockmart passed away Saturday, August 11, 2018. Mrs. Yates was born February 28, 1933 in Carroll County, daughter of the late Roy Jackson, Sr. and the late Annie Lou Eidson Jackson. She was a retired... View Obituary & Service Information
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