Sonny Miles Yeats

Published 11:48 am Thursday, April 6, 2017

Sonny Miles Yeats

April 4, 2017

Sonny Miles Yeats, 66, of Climax, Ga., passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

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The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 7, 2017, at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Jimmy Walden officiating. Interment will be at Roselawn Memory Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Ivey Funeral Home. Online visitors may sign the guest register at

Sonny was born September 7, 1950, in Bainbridge, Ga., the son of Robert L. Yeats and Nelle Richards Yeats. He was a graduate of Bainbridge High School, Class of 1969, and was a diesel mechanic. He dearly loved fishing. Sonny was a member of Unity Church of God in Iron City, Ga..

Survivors include his siblings, Richard L. Yeats and his wife, Lucy, of Bainbridge, Shawn Y. Knighton of Greenville, Ga., Cathy Y. Waddell and her husband, John, of Climax, and David Yeats of Tallahassee, Fla.