Yates 67th anniversary
R. C. and Ann Yates celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary at their home on Oct. 8.
R. C. Yates is the son of George C. and Varina Coleman Yates. Ann Yates, formerly Schulte, is the daughter of Joe and Jane Potter Schulte.
The couple were married on Oct. 8, 1950 at the Virginia Methodist parsonage by Rev. Floyd Brewer. Their attendants were Marion Walton, Donna Potter, Connie (Bud) Davis, Rosie Devine, and Phyllis Harrison, all deceased but Ralph Anderson.
R. C. and Ann are the parents of Douglas Clark Yates, deceased, wife Mrs. Yolanda Yates, and Verna Joyce Yates Covington, deceased, husband Jeff Covington. They have two grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.
The couple has lived in Peoria, Virginia, Jacksonville, and San Benito, Texas, and currently reside in Corpus Christi, Texas.
R. C. retired as a Senior Mechanical Technician with GPM Engineering. Ann retired from banking after more the 20 years.
They are members of the First United Methodist Church, Corpus Christi.