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MGySgt. Wesley E. Yates, Sr.

July 21, 1941 - June 23, 2018

Service Date: June 30, 2018

Funeral Home Comeaux Community Funeral Chapel

Interment VA National Cemetery

Church Sunlight Baptist Church

Saturday (06/30): Visitation – 9AM; Celebration of Life Service – 11AM; Sunlight Baptist Church;

Tuesday (07/03): Burial – 10:15AM; VA Houston National Cemetery

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MGySgt. Wesley E. Yates, Sr., 76, of Beaumont, TX went from his earthly labor to began his journey to his heavenly reward on Saturday, June 23, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loved ones.

MGySgt. Yates was a Vietnam veteran serving his country for 22 years in the U. S. Marine Corps.  After retiring from the Marine Corps. Wesley went to work for Jefferson County Adult Probation as a probation officer for 20 years.  He also volunteered as a Honor Guard for veteran burials and memorial services. 

He is survived by his wife of 60  years, Evelyn Berry Yates; sons, Warren Yates and Wesley Yates, Jr. (Franchessca); daughters, Juanita Petties (Steven) and Lillian Washington (Thomas); 10 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild; a host of family and friends. 

Visitation will be 9 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. at Sunlight Baptist Church, 1275 Rev. G. W. Daniels St., Saturday, June 30, 2018 with a military honors.  Burial will be at the VA Houston National Cemetery in Houston, TX on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 10:15 a.m.

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