Bertie Mae Yates


September 12, 1941 - July 29, 2020

Bertie Mae Yates, 78, of Nauvoo, passed away Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at Walker Baptist Medical Center.

The family will receive friends Saturday, August 1, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Chris Pschirer will officiate.

Mrs. Yates was preceded in death her father, Euel Butler; mother, Helen Hill Butler; siblings, Edward Butler (Margie), Euelene Keeton (Ralph), Faye Kirkland (Joe), Loretta Hill (Carlos) and Cecil Butler (Tammy); and mother-in-law and father-in-law, John and Josie Yates.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Glendon Yates of Nauvoo; daughter, Melissa Burns (Kenneth) of Jasper; sons, Glen Edward Yates and Glendon "Wade" Yates (Beverly), both of Nauvoo; sister-in-law, Jimmie Sue Fitzgibbons; grandchildren, Erica Burns, Rachel Hardin, Cheyanne Yates, Hailey Yates and Jonathan Yates; and great-grandchildren, Kendall Burns, Aubree Bennett, Kylie Webb and Tristin Harbin.

Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571