Home Life Obituary: Benjamin Kurt Yellott

Obituary: Benjamin Kurt Yellott


WINNFIELD — Funeral services for Mr. Benjamin Kurt Yellott, age 38, will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, March 23, 2017, at the Plain Dealing Baptist Church, Plain Dealing, LA with Rev. Andy Harris officiating. Interment will follow in Hamiter Cemetery, Plain Dealing, LA under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Plain Dealing, LA.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Bailey Funeral Home, Plain Dealing, LA.

Mr. Yellott was born on August 5, 1978 to Donis Timothy Yellott and Vickie Elaine Hamiter Yellott in Dallas, TX and passed away on Saturday, March 18, 2017 in Winnfield, LA. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving during the Iraq War. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and loved his family very much.

He is survived by his daughter, Gracie Yellott; two sons, Luke Yellott and Spencer Yellott; parents, Donnie and Vickie Yellott of Plain Dealing, LA; two brothers, Tim Yellott, Josh Yellott both of Plain Dealing, LA; step-son, Kessler Matlock; best friend, Kristan Green of Winnfield, LA; and a host of other family and friends.

Mr. Yellott was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, J.B. and Doris Hamiter and paternal grandparents, James and Florene Yellott.

Pallbearers will be Chad Rhodes, Casey Hamiter, Micki Hamiter, Gary Shelton, Scott Davis and Bubba Yellott.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.