OBITUARY

Doris Martha Yother

March 9, 1928December 26, 2018
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Mrs. Martha Doris Milam Yother beloved Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother age 90, of Rome, GA passed away on Wednesday, December 26, 2018.

Mrs. Yother was born in Taylorsville, GA on March 9, 1928, the daughter of the late Felix Allen Milam and the late Bertha Mae Proctor Milam. She was also preceded in death by her husband of 54 years Horace Weldon Yother and seven siblings, Roy Milam, Claude Milam, Claire Day, Rufus “Dean” Milam, Alma Elizabeth Milam Groves, Lucille Milam, and an infant brother. Mrs. Yother attended Taylorsville School and later graduated from Rome high school at the age of 16.

After graduation from high school Mrs. Yother moved to Atlanta in 1945 and this is where she met her future husband Horace Weldon Yother and their marriage was blessed with three sons. She was a longtime member of Clairmont Baptist Church in Atlanta and later Pleasant Valley Baptist South Church in Rome. After her husband retired they relocated from Atlanta to Rome.

Survivors include her sons Leslie Yother and his wife Lucy of Leavenworth KS, Mike Yother and his wife Michele of Peachtree City, and Don Yother of Rome, four Grandchildren Zander Yother of Rome, Dakota Yother of Calhoun, Christina Yother and her fiancée Derrick Williams of Sharpsberg, and Grant Yother of Peachtree City; one Great-grandchild Noami; two sisters, Evelyn Braden of Rome, and Adine Shepherd of Rome; To all her nephews and nieces she loved you all.

The family will receive visitors at Daniel’s Funeral Home on Saturday December 29, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. A memorial service will be held Sunday December 30, 2018 at 2p.m. at Daniel's Funeral Home, with entombment following at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

Services

  • Receiving Friends at Daniel's Funeral Home Saturday, December 29, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, December 30, 2018
  • Entombment Sunday, December 30, 2018
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Doris Martha Yother

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