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August 16, 2013

Barbara Hassie Yates

54; Charlestown

— Funeral services for Barbara Hassie Yates, 54, Charlestown, will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, Henryville, with burial to follow in Forrest Grove Cemetery at Willey’s Chapel. She died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital.

Born Feb. 11, 1959, in Jefersonville, she was the daughter of Eddie Lozier Jr., and Anna Mae (Brison) Lozier who are both deceased. 

On April 12, 1980, in Hartsville, Tenn., she married Richard “Doug” Yates who survives in Charlestown. Hassie was of Baptist faith and enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandson Ricky David “Davy” Yates.  She was the backbone of the family helping her children in any way she could. She was crazy about the family dog, Buster. She collected unicorns and enjoyed riding motorcycles in her younger days.

Other survivors include  her three children, Rebecca Yates, Charlestown, Bobbi Jo Yates, Charlestown and Ricky Yates, Charlestown; grandson, Ricky David “Davy” Yates, Charlestown; and several half brothers and sisters.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given in memory of Hassie to her family for funeral expenses.

Online condolences may be given to the family at www.

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