Kim Jeffrey Yates, of Vonore, passed away at 5:45 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at U.T. Medical Center. He was a graduate of Mt. Carmel High School, in Chicago, Illinois.

He was 63 years old.

Preceded in death by: his parents, J.D. and Mary Charles Stewart Yates; brother, Jimmy Yates.

Survivors include: his wife of 20 years, Imogene Yates;

Stepdaughter, Brandilyne Montooth and husband, Joseph, of Sweetwater;

Step-grandson, Kyle Hampton and wife, Tara, of San Antonia, Texas;

Step-great-grandson, Elyot Hampton;

Sister and brother-in-law, JoAnne and Jim Miles, of San Diego, California;

Brother and sister-in-law, Jerry and Pamela Yates, of Pensacola, Florida;

Nephew, Jason Yates, of Madisonville.

The family received friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home in Madisonville. The funeral followed at 8 p.m. in Biereley-Hale Chapel, with the Rev. Jarvis Bivens officiating. Interment was held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Mt. Zion Cemetery.