We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Robertson County Funeral Home
Helen Marie Yates, age 74 of Springfield, passed from this life on Saturday, July 9, 2022 at Tristar NorthCrest Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 2:00 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Rev. Willy Darrow officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Martin Vasquez, Randy McEwen, Will Casey, Michael Yates, Jr., Clay Long, Michael Yates, Martin Gutierrez, Jr., and Roy Harris serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 10 AM until the hour of service.
Mrs. Yates was born December 7, 1947 in Springfield to the late Ollie and Mattie Summers Mooneyhan. She loved taking care of her large family. She also enjoyed flowers, dolls, and jewelry. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sons, James “Mudd”, Stephen “Buckwheat”, and Robert “Pubbie” Yates; brother, Vernon Earl Mooneyhan; and sisters, Linda McEwen and Lisa Wilkerson.
She is survived by her husband, Lonnie Glenn Yates of Springfield; sons, Michael “J.J.” Yates, Terry “Red” Yates, Randall “Nan” Yates, and Jeffrey “Hammer” Yates, all of Springfield; daughters, Janeille Reba Brooks of Vallejo, CA, and Joyce Long, Marcie Harris, and Cynthia “Boo” Gutierrez, all of Springfield; brothers, Thomas Mooneyhan and George Wilkerson, both of Springfield; 35 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.