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Joel T. "Joey" Yates, a resident of Tallassee, Alabama,  passed away Saturday, April 8, 2023, at the age of 61.  He was born December 23, 1961, in Tallassee, Alabama, to James  H.  “Red”  and Dorothy Waites Yates.

Joey is survived by his wife of 38 years, Patty L. Yates;  daughters, Kerri Kennamore (Justin) and Beverly Hill (Gary);  grandchildren, Jared Hill, Natalie Pierce, Izabella Kennamore, Ava Hill  and  Presley Hill;  niece,  Ashleigh Ledbetter  and  nephew, Michael McDonald (Kim).

He is preceded in death by his parents, Red and Dot Yates and his sister, Candy Clark.

Joey had worked as a mechanic since he was fourteen years old  and  he was known by all his grandchildren as “Papa.”

The family will receive friends Monday, April 10, 2023, from 3:30PM until service time at 4:30PM at East Tallassee Methodist Church, Rev. Jay Woodall officiating.

Online condolences available:

Jeffcoat Funeral Home Directing - Tallassee, Alabama