Beth K. Yates, 86, Independence, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2009.

Services will be at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009 at Carson-Speaks Chapel with a visitation following until 8 pm. Committal services will be at 3 pm, Friday, Jan. 30 at Green Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to St. Luke’s Hospice. Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel. Condolences may be sent to the family at