Georgie Jean Yates, 71, of Huntsville, died Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, at home.
She was born Saturday, May 6, 1950, in Edgefield, S.C., to George Allen and Martha Jean Powell Holmes.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Phoenix Holmes; two sons, Derrick Ellison and Miles Yates Jr.; and one husband, Glen Gerstner.
She is survived by her husband, Miles Yates of the home; four daughters and sons-in-law, Betty Jean and Michael West, of Lowell, Elizabeth and John Jordan of Fayetteville, Rebecca and Stacy Davis of Chester, and Sheila and Richard Boyd of Springdale; and three sons and daughters-in-law, Garrett and Stacy Gerstner of Farmington, Glhenn and Sandi Gerstner of Gentry, and Carl and Freda Yates of Fayetteville.
She is also survived by four brothers, James Holmes, Daniel Holmes, Joe Holmes and Kelly Holmes; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Cremation is entrusted to Brashears Funeral Home and Crematory of Huntsville.