Lou Greer Yates (2018-11-19 17:01:48)

Lou Greer Yates, age 84, of Purlear, passed away Friday, November 16, 2018 at Forsyth Medical Center.

She was born January 12, 1934 in Wilkes County to Roby and Bertha Greer. Mrs. Yates was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. Lou was an avid gardener and a wonderful cook. She was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Marline Huffman.

Surviving are her husband, Tommy Lee Yates; brother, Wayne Greer and wife Mary of Millers Creek; sisters, Betty Taylor and husband Paul, Jean Messick and husband Harold all of Ferguson; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie McGuire and Rev. Mike Stamper officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 1:30. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 6:00 until 8:00 Tuesday night. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 9, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to