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Ellen L. (Riser) Yates

June 9, 1955 ~ July 16, 2020 (age 65)

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Ellen L. Yates, 65, of Indianapolis, Indiana passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2020 in Indianapolis.

Ellen was born on June 9, 1955 in Franklin, Indiana to the late Raymond Riser and Katherine Riser.

Ellen retired in 2013 from Kroger as Deli Clerk after 11 years of dedicated service.

Ellen was a great Christian lady that attended Mt. Pleasant Christian Fellowship on Emerson Ave in Greenwood, Indiana where she loved teaching her Sunday School class. Ellen enjoyed many things throughout her life but her family and church were her passion. She liked to read the Bible among many other books and playing various computer games. She will be truly missed her family and her church.

Ellen was preceded in death by her parents; her child, Nicole Yates; and her husband, Charles Allen Yates Sr.

Ellen is survived by her son, Charles Allen Yates Jr., of Greenwood, Indiana; her sisters, Sandra Riser-McGill, of Greenwood, Diane Jennett, of Greenwood; her beautiful grandchildren, Madeline Moore, Oliver Childers, Audrey Yates; many loved ones and friends.

A celebration of Life gathering will be held by the family on Friday, July 24th, 2020 from 1Pm to 7PM at Mt. Pleasant Christian Fellowship in Greenwood, Indiana with funeral at 7PM. 





Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home ~ Whiteland Chapel





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