Martha Shook Yates
Martha Shook Yates, 69, of 1685 Idlewild Road in West Jefferson died Wednesday evening May 8, 2013, at her home.
Martha is survived by Bynum L Yates, Sr.; five children including a daughter, Teresa R. Yates of Roan Mountain, Tenn., a daughter, Kelly M. Yates and husband, Terry Teaster, of Foscoe, a son, Bynum L. Yates, Jr. and wife, Cindy, of Newland, a son, Jesse J. Yates and wife, Lane, of Banner Elk, and a son, Jason E. Yates and wife, Candy, of Newland; three sisters, Retha Adams of Granite Falls, Freda Green and husband, Jim, of Blowing Rock, Wanda Hardy and husband, Mike, of Foscoe; granddaughter, Christa Rodriguez and husband, Chris, of Laurel Springs. She also leaves six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren numerous nieces nephews.
Mrs. Yates was preceded in death by her parents Randell Russell Shook and Geneva Fox Shook; two brothers Raymond Shook and Bobby Shook.
Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Shook Yates were conducted 12 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel and were officiated by the Rev. R. D. Watson. Interment followed in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens.
The family received friends 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday, May 11, 2013, at the funeral home.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital c/o St Jude Tribute Program, PO Box 1000 Dept 142 Memphis, TN 38101-9908 or Ashe County Home Health Care, P.O. Box 1263, Jefferson, NC 28640.
On-line condolences may be sent to the Yates family at http://www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.