Mary Ann Schofield Yates has departed this world to be with her Lord and Savior in heaven. She passed away on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 8:05 p.m. at Riverside Health & Rehab on Riverside Dr in Danville, Virginia where she was a resident for 4 years.
She was born on September 11, 1945, in Danville, VA, to the late Carl Franklin Schofield and Irene Burgess Schofield.
Mary was of the Pentecostal faith and was a follower of SBN network and Kingdom Point in Ridgeway VA.
She is survived by her children: Linda Finch (Bill); Carroll Yates, Jr. (Dina); Carolyn Covington (Freddie); and Jeffery Yates; grandchildren: Charlie Snead (Alican); William Yates (Sandra); Elaine Clayton (Jessie); Trenton Covington; Melodie Scearce (Thomas); Zachariah Covington; Crystal Rominger (Mikey); and Lisa Francis (Mike); fourteen great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and niece, Vickie Collins
Mary was predeceased by her husband, Carroll E Yates, Sr. Parents Irene Burgess Schofield and Carl Franklin Schofield; siblings, Clyde Barksdale Schofield, John Noel Schofield and Alma Mae Schofield. Mary was the last of her immediate family to go to be with the Lord.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, December 30, 2019 at Swicegood Funeral Home with Pastor Marcus Heffinger officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Highland Burial Park. At other times, the family will be at the residence of her daughter, Linda Finch, 213 Stratford Place, Danville, VA.
Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Yates family.
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