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Leona Yates, 80

May 26, 2011

Leona Mae Yates, age 80, of Broken Bow, formerly of the Cincinnati, Ohio area died Saturday May 21, 2011 at the Jennie Melham Medical Center in Broken Bow.
Funeral services will be held in Ohio, with burial in the Arlington Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Mount Healthy, Ohio. Govier Brothers Mort-uary was in charge of local arrangements
Leona's survivors include a son, Doug Yates of Broken Bow; brother, Kenny Cochran of Cincinnati, and one sister, Shirley Fitzgerald of Blanchester, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Roy; one sister, and one brother.
Leona Mae Yates was born Aug. 29, 1930, in Cincinnati, Ohio to James and Carrie (Pointer) Cochran Sr. She was married to Roy C. Yates. In her later years she moved to Broken Bow to be near her son Doug.

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