August 31, 1996 – August 30, 2013

In loving memory of our beloved daughter and loving sister.
Miss Danielle Marie Yates, age 16, of Highway 34, Franklin, Georgia, died August 30, 2013. Miss Yates was born in Carrollton, Georgia, on August 31, 1996, the daughter of Thomas William Ellington and Shari Michelle Sharpe Bennett. She was a student at West Georgia Technical College and loved fashion and the arts. Surviving are her mother and step-father, Shari Michelle and John Bennett of Franklin; father and step-mother Thomas and Christina Ellington of Carrollton; sister, Kaylene Diaz of Carrollton; maternal grandfather, Bill Sharpe of Villa Rica; step-maternal grandmother, Brenda Bennett of Roanoke, Alabama; paternal grandparents, Jim and Karen Ellington of Twin Falls, Idaho; paternal step-grandmother Lavonne Yates of Roopville; aunts, Rachael Sharpe of Roswell, Sarah Sharpe of Fairburn; uncles, Tim Yates of Tallapoosa, Travis Yates of Carrollton, and Toby Yates, of Enfield, Conn.; great-grandmother, Rosemary Hancock, and maternal great-great-grandmother, Isabelle Reid, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; great-grandparents, Jim and Judy Stephenson of North Fort Myers, Florida. She was preceded in death by her sister, Amy Yates; maternal grandmother, Jenny Sharp and Edith Marie Yates, great-grandmother, Donna Stephenson. Funeral services will be Wednesday, September 4, 2013, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Almon Funeral Home with Pastor Adam Lee officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, September 3, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. Pallbearers include, Tim Yates, Travis Yates, Tim Lee, Christopher Yates, Timothy Yates and Wendell Brown III. Interment will follow in Carroll Memory Gardens.

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