Paula Elizabeth Yates

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Paula Elizabeth Yates

Birth
Colwyn Bay, Conwy, Wales
Death 17 Sep 2000 (aged 41)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Memorial ID 6856100 · View Source
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Entertainment Figure. Born in April 1960, at Colwyn Bay, North Wales, she became famous for her fashion sense as well as her lovers. She started out modeling and later became the host of a popular British television show called "The Tube." She married Bob Geldof, lead singer of the Boomtown Rats and Live Aid founder, in June 1986 and the couple had three daughters; Fifi Trixibelle, Peaches Honeyblossom and Little Pixie. After her marriage to Geldof ended, Yates began a relationship with INXS frontman Michael Hutchence and they had a daughter, Heavenly Hiraani Tiger Lily. Paula Yates was found dead in her home in London's Notting Hill area, on her daughter Pixie's birthday, 17 September 2000. The coroner listed the cause of death as "Non-dependant abuse of Heroin" - meaning Paula overdosed on heroin but was not a habitual user of the drug. After a moving funeral service in London, Paula's casket, covered with tiger lilies,was taken to Kent County Crematorium. The location of her ashes is unknown, although rumour has it that they are being kept in a vault for her daughters.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Joey Hamilton
  • Added: 15 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6856100
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Paula Elizabeth Yates (24 Apr 1959–17 Sep 2000), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6856100, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.