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Kenneth Lee “KJ” Yates Jr Obituary Featured

Written by  Saturday, 03 November 2018 16:00
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Kenneth Lee “KJ” Yates Jr, 27, of Bokoshe, OK passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018 in Oklahoma City, OK. KJ was born January 10, 1991 in Poteau, OK to Kenneth Sr. & Melissa (Harris) Yates.


He was preceded in death by his mother & brother, Caine.

Survivors include his parents, Kenneth SR. & Lora Arnold Yates; sister Jasmine Arnold & Kyle Pierson; brothers, Koby & Keaton Yates; nephew, Kameron Pierson; aunts, Amy Cutler-Gray, Billie Wilson, Susie Rhodes, Teresa West, Ramona Kichler, Pam Steveson, Sarah Kroth, Brenda Stephens, Arlene Arneecher; uncle, Sonny Yates; grandmother, Mary Tyler & Walter Arnold; puppy, Ginger; other relatives, loved ones and friends.
Services will be 10 am, Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at Bokoshe School with Rev. Lynn Bullard officiating. Interment will follow in Old Bokoshe Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Daniel Veneble, Kylei Pierson, Justin Bradley, John Ross Christenberry, Earl Caldwell, Blake Harmon, Willie Stephens & Krysten Pierson.

The family will be at the funeral home in Poteau on Monday from 5-7 pm to visit with relatives & friends.

In lieu of flowers please donate to: Courageous Faces Foundation, 7495 E. Peakview Ave, Centennial, CO 80111 or online at: or The Phoenix Society, 525 Ottawa Ave. NW Front, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.


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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK

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