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Beulah Bernice Smith Yates Mackens
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Beulah Bernice Smith Yates Mackens, age 81, Middlesboro, KY passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018 at UT Hospital in Knoxville, TN. She was born May 10, 1936 in Middlesboro, KY, the daughter of the late Charley Smith and Ruth Elizabeth Miracle Smith. She was born and raised in Middlesboro, Kentucky and retired to her home state of Kentucky after spending roughly 50 years in the southeastern part of Michigan. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister, Glenna May Smith and brothers: Donald Smith and Sherman Smith.

She spent 28 years of marriage with her first husband, Isaac Yates; together they share 12 beautiful children, 28 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. She is survived by her sons: David Yates and his wife, Debbie, Richard and his wife, Katie, Christopher Yates, Norman Yates and his wife, Tasha, Joe Yates and his wife, Kerryn; daughters: Robin Davis, Mitzi Zahn and her husband, Tom, Diane Calabray and her husband, Bob, June Kharl and her husband, Jack, Beverly Heyza and her husband, Rick, Donna Zammitt and her husband, Jeff and Erica Salazar; brothers: Cecil Smith, Elisha (Lashey) Smith, and Allen Smith; sisters: Bessie May Williams and her husband, Ernest, Jr., Charlene Smith, Pamela Brown, Aleene Williams and her husband, James, Vickie Hurst and her husband, Bobby; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral service will be 3 p.m., Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Preston Smith officiating. Interment will be in Hensley Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends 1 – 3 p.m., Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel.

Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.

Guestbook and Candle Lighting at www.shumatefuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Sunday

4

Mar

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

funeral

Sunday

4

Mar

3:00 PM
Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Graveside

Sunday

4

Mar

Hensley Chapel Cemetery

Middlesboro
Middlesboro, KY 40965

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