Obituary: Rachel Hannah Yates


Memorial service is incomplete at this time and will be announced at a later date for Rachel Hannah Yates, 75, of Cullman.

Rachel passed away May 18, 2023. She was born July 5, 1947 to Joseph Marcus and Cordia Leona Pepper Yates.

Rachel was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Marvin Yates, and a sister, Helen Yates.

She is survived by daughters, Amelia (Dustin) Wisener, Janette (Scotty) Hipp, Jayla Chambers; brother, Vandall Yates; sisters, Jackie Yates, Sharon Beasley, Jo Nelson, Alyne Sibenaler; sister-in-law, Carolyn Yates; grandchildren, Cody Wisener, Louis Hipp, Crimson Hipp, Dominique Hipp, Veronica (Justin) Taylor, Anthony Faronea; great-grandchildren, Pepper Taylor, Adrian Taylor; family and friends.

Rachel was a loving mother and grandmother. She lived her life for the Lord and was a member of Decatur SDA Church. She had a beautiful voice, loved music and taught piano. She was a great cook and enjoyed cooking for others.

Cullman Funeral Home is honored to serve the family.

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