Evalena K. Lafferty Yates, age 76, of Tumbling Shoals, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the White County Medical Center in Searcy. Born in Heber Springs on June 20, 1936, she was the daughter of Omer Stocks Lafferty and the late Leland Lafferty.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Logan "Hoot" Yates, on October 20, 2001.
Mrs. Yates is survived by two daughters, Myra Chapa and Inez Yates;her mother, Omer Lafferty; one brother, Leland Lafferty; and two grandsons. Mrs. Yates is also survived by other relatives and her many friends.
Graveside services and interment were held Monday, April 22, at 10:30 a.m. in the Sipes Cemetery. Arrangements were by Olmstead Funeral Home. www.olmstead.cc