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Myona M. Yates: Loris

1928 – 2022

     Myona M. Yates of Loris passed away on Friday, Dec. 23. She was 94.

     Born March 21, 1928 in Pennsylvania County, Virginia, she was the daughter of the late Walter C. Mills and Minnie Widderfield Mills.

     Along with her parents, Mrs. Yates was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Loy Parker Yates; five brothers, Carl Mills, Deval Mills, Walter Mills, Sam Mills, and Noble Mills; and two sisters, Elsie Fowlkes and Eunice Adkins.

     Surviving are one son, Keith P. Yates of Loris; a daughter, Cathy Dianne Miller of Masseys Mill, Virginia; five grandchildren; and nine great grandchildren.

     Graveside services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at Highland Burial Park, Danville, Virginia, with Pastor Bruce Miller officiating.

     Memorials may be sent to Loris First Baptist Church, 3117 Main Street, Loris, SC 29569 or to Chestnut Level Baptist Church, 6940 Spring Garden Avenue, Blairs, VA 24527.

     A guest register is available here.