Updated July 15, 2019

Rev. William Albert Yates Jr. died Friday. He was born in Anniston and was 70 years old.

He was a founder of New Canaan Ranch/ Church of Salvation in 1983 where he was also a director and pastor. He was recognized for his service with many Humanitarian Awards.

Services will be held this afternoon at 4:00pm in the chapel of Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home with Roger Holley officiating.

Burial will follow in the Mars Hill Baptist Cemetery.

Memorial Donations are suggested to go to New Canaan Ranch at 5451 Columbia Hwy Pulaski, TN 38478.

He is survived by his, Daughter, Renee and husband Chris Yates- Schrengost of Pulaski, Son, William Albert and wife Cristal Yates III of Oklahoma, Daughter, Tammy and husband Daniel Knight of Lynnville
Daughter, Jenise and husband Larry Sands of Pulaski,
Daughter, Jennifer Morgan of North Carolina, Son, Tommy and wife Sarah Shelton of West Morland, 11 Grandchildren, 1 Great grandchild,
Sister, Sandra Hamlett of Jolton, Ex-Wife of 33 years, Brenda Reynolds of Lynnville and Several nieces, nephews, and friends also survive.

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of arrangements for Rev. William Albert Yates, Jr.