Lisa Sifford Yates, 55, of Salisbury, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018.
She was born March 7, 1962, in Salisbury, to John York Sifford and the late Betty Delores Josey Sifford. Mrs. Yates was a 1980 graduate of East Rowan High School and retired from Cardinal FG where she was a Cold End Tech.
She was a member of Central Baptist Church in Kannapolis, enjoyed riding motorcycles, reading, and traveling to the beach, and loved the time she spent with her grandchildren.
In addition to her father, Mrs. Yates is survived by her husband Mark D. Yates, whom she married September 12, 1982; daughter, Candace Marie Yates and husband, Garret, of Faith; brother, Michael Dean Sifford and wife, Becky, of Rockwell; and grandsons, Joshua David Yates and Noah Lynn Yates.
The family will greet friends and relatives on Saturday, January 13, 2018, 11:30 am - 12:45 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC.
The funeral service will follow at 1:00 pm on Saturday in the Powles Staton Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Curtis Parker and Dr. Steve Tucker officiating.
Interment will be held at Brookhill Memorial Gardens in Rockwell.
Memorials may be made to Parkinson Association of the Carolinas, 2101 Sardis Road North, Suite 102, Charlotte, NC 28227 or Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the Yates family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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