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 Mary Lena <I>Riley</I> Yates

Mary Lena Riley Yates

Putnam, Callahan County, Texas, USA
Death 5 Jun 1971 (aged 73)
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Memorial ID 184663420 · View Source
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Mrs. Mary L. Yates, 73, who started the Yates Army-Navy store chain with her husband, Ligon, died yesterday in Doctor’s Hospital after a long illness.
Mrs. Yates, 3402 N. 42nd St., also managed one of the stores. She and her husband opened their first Phoenix store after their arrival in the city in 1946.
Mrs. Yates was born in Putnam, Tex. She was a member of Monte Vista Church of Christ in Phoenix.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Green Acres Mortuary, 401 N. Hayden, Scottsdale. Burial will be in Green Acres Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include her husband, Ligon; a son, L. C. Jr. of Phoenix; a brother and three sisters in Texas, and three grandchildren.

(Arizona Republic, Phoenix, Arizona, Sunday, June 6, 1971)

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 184663420
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Lena Riley Yates (24 May 1898–5 Jun 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184663420, citing Green Acres Memorial Park, Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by PAM DEEMER (contributor 46982271) .