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Obituary: YATES, VIOLET

Published: Thursday, Dec. 18 2014 9:23 p.m. MST

Violet R. Yates 1925 ~ 2011

MAGNA- Violet Ruth Beacham Yates, our beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away May 3, 2011 after her short struggle with cancer.She was born April 17, 1925 in Stockton, Utah to Frank and Ruth Quinn Beacham. She married Selby O. Yates November 21, 1941 in Malad, Idaho; their marriage was solemnized August 26, 1976 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Violet was an active member of the LDS Church. She was very quiet and a thoughtful person and never forgot a birthday. Grandma was a master French Toast and Pumpkin Pie maker. Violet always was selfless and thought of others before herself. She will be greatly missed by her family who loved her dearly. Survived by her children, Ruth (Gerald) Cooke, Alan (Ann) Yates, and Shauna (Craig) Jackson; 11 grandchildren, 14.5 great-grand-children; sister: Florence Fordham. Preceded in death by her parents; husband, Selby; son, William Owen Yates; three brothers, one sister. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Saturday, May 7, 2011 at the Lake Ridge 9th Ward, 7825 West Sharon Dr. (3340 So). Friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday at Peel Funeral Home, 8525 West 2700 South, Magna and 10-10:45 a.m., Saturday at the church prior to services. Interment: Tooele City Cemetery. Condolences: www.peelfuneralhome.com