Baby Ava Nicole YATES

August 5, 2009

Baby Ava Nicole Yates was stillborn early Wednesday morning, August 5, 2009, at Parkland Health Center, South, in Farmington.

Survivors include: her parents, Aaron Ross Yates and Melissa Lea 'Vaughn' Yates, of Farmington; Grandparents: Phil Vaughn, of Farmington; Ann Vaughn, of DeSoto; Wallace & Mona Yates, of Farmington. Great-Grandparents: Bonnie Vaughn, of Ironton; Paul & Alice Adams, of DeSoto; Sarah Smith, of Farmington. Aunts: Samantha 'Mrs. Joe' Hughes, of Park Hills; Jocelyn 'Mrs. Kedrick' Cockrell, of California. Also surviving are 6 Cousins.

Visitation : Friday, 7-9 p.m. at TAYLOR Funeral Service CHAPEL.

Graveside Service : Saturday, 10:00 a.m., August 8, 2009,

at : Hillview Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Farmington, with Rev. Jeff Fields officiating.

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  1. You might not know me but my heart is with you at this time? When you need to be strong so God needed another angel an took her back home to him. You know that she will always be watching over you from heaven so may you an yours all be blessed at this time of your loss. God loves you all one day you,ll meet her in heaven an she will greet you with open arms . Linda Moon

  2. I do not know you but i just wanted to let you know that you and your family is in are prayers with the loss of your child

  3. Mona and family: I just read this online and my heart breaks for you. I am so sorry. I wish there was something I could say to take your pain away. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Holly

  4. I am so sorry to hear about Ava. She is so beautiful! Always remember that there is a reason for everything, and our timing, is not Gods! I know this is hard on you, but try to keep your head up! You are in my thoughts and prayers, I know how tough it is to lose something so dear to you! God Bless you both!

  5. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all; during this difficult time. We pray that you feel god's sence of peace for he will be there for you always.

  6. Aaron, I am so very sorry for your loss. Just try to remember you will see her again someday, in a very beautiful place. Your family will always have a very special ANGEL watching over you.

  7. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your daughter. I lost my first daughter at birth too, so I know how terrible your pain is. If you put your trust in God he will give you the strenght to make it through this terrible time. One day you will see your beautiful daughter again and there will be no more questions. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

  8. We pray that God will bless you all with comfort and peace as only He can during this difficult time. With sincere sympathy, Gary & Vicki

  9. There are no words, so i wont even try, just know that you and your family and baby Ava are in my thoughts and prayers,always.

  10. Mona and Family- I am very saddened and sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. If I can do anything for you, you know I will.

  11. Baby Yatesie is so precious. I'm so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  12. I dont know you but i have a son and i couldnt imagine the pain and loss your family is suffering. Im so sorry to hear the news. I hope ur family does ok in this hard time. Much love.

  13. Wally, Mona, Aaron and Melissa, Just a note to let you know you are all in our thoughts and prayers thru this difficult time. If there is ever anything I can do please don't hesitate to call.

  14. Aaron,Melissa, Mona,Phil and family: Words cannot express how sorry I am amount baby Ava. It is so hard to understand when a small innocent baby is taken from us but know that God does have a plan and have a special guardian Angel watching over you. Aaron, I always enjoyed when you would talk about Ava at work, your face would just beam.Please be there for each other and hold on to your faith and love for each other and know someday you will be reunited.

  15. Sincere sympathy for the loss of your little angel. I know that everyone is heartbroken and only time,along with trusting God will help ease the pain. Times like this are so hard for us as humans to understand but God has a plan. You do have the assurance that she is with God and a special "little angel" as she is also is to all of you.May God bless you today and in the days to come as you live your life without her. Hold fast those brief memories because those can never be taken from you. Elaine Castor & Family.

  16. "May the love and tender mercy of God surround you all during this time of sorrow, you are in my thoughts and prayers," to all the Yates family.

  17. Melissa, my thoughts and prayers are with you. I know how hard this must be for you. If there is anything WE can do, let me know.

  18. I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a baby at birth is very hard. I will pray for both of you at Ladies class this morning. God bless you both. Renda Farley

  19. I am so VERY sorry about the lose of your Baby Girl, just know that God took her, because he needed her for something GREAT! God Bless both of you thru this hard time in your life. If you need ANYTHING, I am only a phone call away.

  20. Aaron and family, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. She is beautiful. My God hold you both close during this time.

  21. To All The Vaughn & Yates Family, My wife and I were so saddened to hear of the death of your precious baby and our heart and prayers are for you and your families. We pray that God comforts you in a way that no one else can, in Jesus Name. Amen.

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