Minerva Cecelia Yates

December 29, 1927July 2, 2018

Minerva Carpenter Yates entered into eternal rest on Monday, July 2, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband, Elbert Yates, Sr. and brother, George Carpenter, Jr. She is survived by her son, Rick Yates (Ellen); two sisters, Grace Hart and Ann Hawkins (James); one brother, Aaron Carpenter; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends. Visitation will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10 until time of service at 1:30 p.m. at Fort Lincoln Funeral Home, 3401 Bladensburg Road, Brentwood, MD 20722.


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 10, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 10, 2018
  • Committal Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Minerva Cecelia Yates

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Christine Sherrod

August 1, 2018

I'm so sorry for your loss. Please contact Mr. & Ms. Schneider to arrange for pickup of Minerva's personal belongings. Thank you. The Schneiders can be reached at 717-642-8501.

Fort Lincoln Funeral Home Staff

July 26, 2018

The Staff of Fort Lincoln Funeral Home wishes to express to you, your family and friends, our sincere and deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one. Please know those we love remain with us for love itself lives on, and cherished memories never fade because a loved one's gone. Those we love can never be more than a thought apart, for as long as there is memory, they'll live on in the heart. (Mary Ramish)