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Mrs. Beverly Virginia (Schellhorn) Yates

October 5, 1929 ~ August 4, 2017 (age 87)

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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Beverly Virginia Schellhorn Yates, age 87 of Jefferson, Georgia, who entered into rest Friday, August 4, 2017.  Mrs. Yates was born in Chicago, Illinois a daughter of the late William T. Schellhorn and the late Catherine O’Brien Schellhorn Cleary and was a retired Registrar from the Broward County School System after nineteen years of service.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Yates is preceded by her husband of fifty-three years, Robert Yates, Sr..


Survivors include a son, Robert Yates, Jr. and his wife Kimberly Ann of Jefferson.  Daughters, Patricia Ann Yates of Dania Beach, Florida, Karen Marie York and her husband Michael of Bow, New Hampshire.  Grandchildren, Robert Yates III, Lyndsey Yates, Robert Anton, Rebecca Anton, Krystal York, Taylor York, and Michael York.


A Funeral Mass will be held 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at St. Catherine Laboure’ Catholic Church, Jefferson, Georgia with burial to follow in St Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Evergreen Park, Illinois.  The family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Monday, August 7, 2017 at the funeral home.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jackson County Humane Society, 98 College Street, Jefferson, Georgia  30549 in honor of Beverly’s love for animals.


Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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 Service Information

August 7, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Evans Funeral Home
1350 Winder Highway
Jefferson, GA 30549

Funeral Mass
August 8, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Catherine's Laboure Catholic Church
180 Elrod Road
Jefferson, GA 30549

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