William Herman Yates, Sr.1893 - 1965 (71 years)
1. William Herman Yates, Sr. was born on 19 Nov 1893 in Robertson, Tennesse; died on 15 Feb 1965 in Robertson, Tennesse.
Social Security Death Index Name: Herman Yates SSN: 413-42-8892 Last Residence: Tennessee Born: 19 Nov 1893 Died: Feb 1965 State (Year) SSN issued: Tennessee (Befor
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Name: William Herman Yates County: Robertson State: Tennessee Birthplace: Tennessee Birth Date: 19 Nov 1893 Race: Caucasian (White) FHL Roll Number: 1877688
- 2. Launa Elizabeth Yates was born on 23 Feb 1916 in Robertson, Tennesse; died on 10 Mar 2001.
- 3. Roberta Mae Yates was born on 30 Jan 1918 in Robertson, Tennesse; died on 20 Mar 2008.
- 4. Rev. William Herman Yates, Jr. was born on 9 Jan 1922 in Robertson, Tennesse; died on 19 Mar 2008 in Robertson, Tennesse; was buried in Robertson County Memorial Gardens, Robertson, Tennesse.
- 5. J.R. Yates
- 6. Donald Pitt Yates was born on 3 Jan 1929 in Robertson, Tennesse; died on 19 Jul 2009 in Robertson, Tennesse; was buried in Cross Plains Cemetery, Cross Plains, Robertson, Tennesse.
- 7. Jerry Lee Yates was born on 12 Sep 1939 in Tennesse; died on 12 Oct 2016.
2. Launa Elizabeth Yates (1.William1) was born on 23 Feb 1916 in Robertson, Tennesse; died on 10 Mar 2001. 3. Roberta Mae Yates (1.William1) was born on 30 Jan 1918 in Robertson, Tennesse; died on 20 Mar 2008. 4. Rev. William Herman Yates, Jr. (1.William1) was born on 9 Jan 1922 in Robertson, Tennesse; died on 19 Mar 2008 in Robertson, Tennesse; was buried in Robertson County Memorial Gardens, Robertson, Tennesse.
1930 United States Federal Census Name: Herman Yates Gender: Male Birth Year: abt 1922 Birthplace: Tennessee Race: White Home in 1930: District 15, Robertson, Tennessee Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Son Father's Name: Herman Yates Father's Birthplace: Tennessee Mother's Name: Azzie L Yates Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee Herman Yates 36 Azzie L Yates 32 Launa Yates 14 Roberta Yates 12 Herman Yates 8 Robert Yates 6 Donald P Yates 1
1940 United States Federal Census Name: Herman Yates Junior Age: 18 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1922 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: Tennessee Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Son Home in 1940: Robertson, Tennessee Street: Yates Road
Inferred Residence in 1935: Rural, Robertson, Tennessee Residence in 1935: Rural, Robertson, Tennessee Sheet Number: 9A Herman Yates 46 Aggie Lee Yates 42 Herman Yates 18 Robert Yates 16 Donald Yates 11 Jerry Lee Yates 7/12 Leah Pitt 77
U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2 Name: Herman Yates Birth Date: 9 Jan 1922 Address: PO Box 419, Greenbrier, TN, 37073-0419
Social Security Death Index Name: Herman Yates Last Residence: 37188 White House, Robertson, Tennessee Born: 9 Jan 1922 Died: 20 Mar 2008
HERMAN YATES JR; Rev. Herman Yates Jr., 86, of Gallatin, died March 19, 2008. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 22 at Austin & Bell Funeral Home, in White House. Interment followed at Robertson County Memorial Gardens. He was a retired minister from the United Methodist Church having served many churches in the middle Tennessee area. He was also a decorated war veteran of World War II, receiving a Bronze Star. He is preceded in death by his parents, Herman and Azzie Lee Yates; son, Ronnie Lee Yates; sisters, Launa June Overby and Roberta Jones; and brother, Robert Yates.
He is survived by his wife, Edna Ruth Yates; daughter, Betty Jo (David) Palmer; daughter-in-law, Brenda M. Yates; brothers, Donald Yates and Jerry Yates; grandchildren, Bob (Valerie) Palmer, Mark (Tina) Palmer, Amanda Lee (Erik) Slusher, and Casey M. Yates; and great grandchildren, Christopher Palmer, Josh Palmer, Melissa Palmer, and Michael Palmer.
Family/Spouse: Edna R. Groves. Edna was born on 4 Jan 1925 in Robertson, Tennesse; died on 23 Aug 2012 in Robertson, Tennesse; was buried in Robertson County Memorial Gardens, Robertson, Tennesse. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]
5. J.R. Yates (1.William1) 6. Donald Pitt Yates (1.William1) was born on 3 Jan 1929 in Robertson, Tennesse; died on 19 Jul 2009 in Robertson, Tennesse; was buried in Cross Plains Cemetery, Cross Plains, Robertson, Tennesse.
Dr. Donald Pitt Yates
January 3, 1929 - July 19, 2009
Dr. Donald Pitt Yates, 80, a resident of Cleveland and former superintendent of Cleveland City Schools passed away Sunday, July 19, 2009 with his family and friends by his side. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving at Fort Jackson, SC, during 1951-1953, where he served as an instructor in the Third Army Leadership School.
He was a life-long Methodist, serving the church diligently throughout his life,. He was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church of Cleveland since 1967 where he served many years as class president of the St. Andrews Sunday School Class. He was born in Robertson County, TN, reared in Cross Plains and graduated in 1947 from Cross Plains High School. He attended Martin Methodist Junior College in Pulaski and the University of of Chattanooga where he received his B.S. Degree in Education. In recognition of his basketball career at Martin and UC, he was inducted into the Martin Methodist College Sports Hall of Fame in 1996. Later graduating from George Peabody College in 1952 with a M.A. Degree and again in 1954 with an Educational Specialist Degree.
Dr. Yates began his teaching career at Harriman City Schools where he taught Science and Social Studies as well as coached high school basketball, baseball and junior high football. He served as principal of the elementary and high school in Rockwood from 1956-1961 and as Superintendent of Schools in Rockwood, TN from 1961-1966. He was a consultant in the School Planning Laboratory at the University of Tennessee for two years, 1966-1968, while completing his Doctor of Education Degree.
He began his long tenure as Superintendent of Cleveland City Schools, extending for 26 years, from 1968-1993. In 1989 he was chosen as "Tennessee Superintendent of the Year". In 1993, the city of Cleveland named a new school in his honor, the Donald P. Yates Primary School. He was recognized in 2007 by the Cleveland Lions Club for 50 years of loyal and dedicated service.
He was the son of the late, William Herman and Azzie Lee Pitt Yates. He was preceded in death along with his parents, brothers: Herman Yates, Jr. and Robert Yates; sisters, Launa Overby and Roberta Jones and infant son, Donald Phillip Yates.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Elsie Arnold Yates of Cleveland and a native of Waverly, TN; loving daughter, Donna Elaine Yates Brown of Hershey, PA; three special grandchildren: Rebecca Elise Brown of Knoxville, Jonathan Yates Brown and Caroline Rose Brown both of Hershey, PA; brother, Jerry L. Yates and wife, Ruth Ann Yates of Kingsport; sisters-in-law, Jean Travis of Waverly, Edna Yates of Gallatin and Betty Yates of White House.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2009 at First United Methodist Church with the Reverend Andrew Henry and the Reverend Leann Crandall officiating. Interment will be at 2:00 p.m. C.D.T. on Thursday in Cross Plains United Methodist Church Cemetery in Cross Plains, TN. The St. Andrews Sunday School Class Members and the Evening Lions Club Members will serve as honorary pallbearers.
7. Jerry Lee Yates (1.William1) was born on 12 Sep 1939 in Tennesse; died on 12 Oct 2016.
8. Ronnie Lee Yates (4.William2, 1.William1) was born on 16 Jan 1947 in Tennesse; died on 4 Oct 2006. 9. B.J. Yates (4.William2, 1.William1) Children:
- 10. R.S. Palmer