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Lourena Yates
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Obituary for Lourena Yates

Lourena Yates, 89 years of age of Grundy, VA, passed away Monday, August 14, 2017 at English Meadows in Abingdon, Virginia. Born August 15, 1927 in Grundy, VA, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence Thomas and Bertha Smith Yates.

Lourena was a former secretary of Virginia Funeral Home and Buchanan County Funeral Home. She enjoyed cooking, quilting and loved her family, especially her nieces and nephews. She was of the Baptist faith, a loving sister and aunt.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings: Edith Faye Compton, Otis Russell Yates and Gusta Helen Rife.

Survivors include her sister Alta Cox of Houston, TX; brother Buford Yates and wife Sue of Grundy, VA; many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service for Lourena Yates will be held at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain, VA, Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Entombment will follow in the Greenhills Memory Gardens Mausoleum, Claypool Hill, VA.

Active pallbearers will be her nephews and great-nephews.

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel of Keen Mountain, VA, prior to the funeral service from 11:00 a.m. until the funeral hour of 1:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Lourena Yates have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Keen Mountain, VA.


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Visitation

Thursday

17

Aug

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Funeral Service

Thursday

17

Aug

1:00 PM
Shortridge Ramey - Keen Mountain

1020 Big Skeggs Road
Oakwood, VA 24631

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenhills Memory Gardens

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy
Cedar Bluff, Virginia 24609

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