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Wilma C. (McNabb) Yates


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

28 Harding Ave., Jackson, Ohio 45640

(p) 740-286-2010

Wilma C. "Becky" (McNabb) Yates, age 93, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at The Vineyards in Frankfort, Ohio. She was born September 25, 1927, in Chauncey, Ohio to the late Clyde McNabb and Addie (VanMeter) Pappas.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Noah Yates; stepfather whom she loved Pete Pappas; siblings, Catherine Karr and Bucky McNabb.

She is survived by her son, Noah (Nancy) Yates, of California; daughter, Ricky (Sam) Dennis, of Chillicothe; siblings, Regina Ghearing and John Pappas. Also surviving are three grandsons; one granddaughter; six great-grandsons; five great-granddaughters; two great-great-granddaughters; two great-great-grandsons.

Wilma worked at Meade for 5 years. She loved sewing. She was very family oriented. Her and Noah loved to drive their camper all over the United States camping and had a blast doing it.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Vineyard and Heartland Hospice for their loving care of Wilma and their excellent facilities.

Friends may call Tuesday, August 17, 2021 from 12-1 at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Graveside services will immediately follow at 1:15 at Fairmount Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to


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