AUGUSTA, Ga. - Entered into rest Monday, July 9, 2001, at the Medical College of Georgia, Mrs. Essie Mae Yates of Mauge Street. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Survivors are four daughters, Alverine Coleman, Augusta, Edwina (Oscar) Williams, Annie Bell Yates, Cleveland, Ohio, Vivian Robinson, Augusta; two sons, Bernard Yates, Augusta, Melvin Yates, Augusta; one brother, Hebert Ross, Augusta; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; a dear friend, David Johnson; and a host of other relatives and friends. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 M.L. King Jr. Blvd.
The Augusta Chronicle-July 10, 2001