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Ila Lee McBride Yates

Greenville Herald Banner
Sept 16, 2006

Ila Lee McBride Yates, 92, of Greenville died Sept. 14, 2006, at Cozby Germany Hospital in Grand Saline. She was born Nov. 17, 1913, in Hunt County; the daughter of William Wesley and Ida Mae Robinson Jones. She worked as a nurse in the healthcare business in the Greenville and Dallas areas most of her life. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church in Greenville. She is survived by her sons, Harold R. and wife Nancy McBride, Thomas Earl McBride and Robert Michael McBride, all of Greenville; daughters Laura McBride Davis of Grand Saline and Mary Linda Bennett and Harriet McBride Drake of Greenville; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and four cousins. Her parents; her husband, Madison Yates; and one sister, Berneice Burks, preceded her in death. Pallbearers are Charlie McBride, James Davis, Coy Davis, Don Davis, Wayne Miller, David Bennett and John Winkler. Funeral services are at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Lynch Funeral Service chapel in Greenville with Dr. James Massey officiating. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Submitted by Elaine Nall Bay

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