reprinted from the Leavenworth Times, Wednesday, February 3, 1909.


Father of Mrs. Joe May at Jarbalo, In this County

John Owen Yates, an old resident of Farley, Mo., died Jan. 28, of tuberculosis after an illness of about a year.

Mr. Yates was born in Indiana in 1851 and after he was 20 years old he moved to Farley, where he married Miss Emma F. Coons.

He is survived by his wife and three daughters, Jessie and Vivian of Farley, and Mrs. Joe Jay of Jarbalo.

The funeral was held from the Hickory Grove church. The services were conducted by the Rev. Tucker of Platte City. Burial was in the Fox cemetery.

Date of death Thursday, January 28, 1909

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