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Charles Emery Yates

d. December 25, 2023

Ocean Springs

Charles Emery Yates, age 81, of Ocean Springs, MS passed away on Monday, December 25, 2023.

Charles was a longtime resident of the MS Gulf Coast. He retired from Ingalls Shipyard where he was a Graphic Designer. He was a long-standing member of the B.P.O.E. Lodge #2501 of Ocean Springs.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Ava Yates; and his siblings, Gene, Tommy and Anna.

Charles’ survivors include his nephews, Jeff (Carolyn) Yates, Chris (Tami) Yates; his step daughter, Donna (David) Beaty; his grandchildren, Keri (Tommy) Snyder and Matthew (Kathleen) McMaster; his girlfriend, Valarie Byrd; and many friends and extended family.

Visitation will be held at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home on Porter Avenue in Ocean Springs on Saturday, January 6, 2024 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am followed by an 11:30 am graveside service at Crestlawn Memorial Park.

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Charles Emery Yates.

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Visitation

Saturday, January 6, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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Graveside Service

Saturday, January 6, 2024

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