Mrs. Essie Mae Yother, 89, of Canton passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014 at Canton Nursing Center. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2:00pm on Sunday, February 23, 2014 at Ophir Baptist Church with Rev. Troy Millford officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Sosebee Funeral Home on Saturday from 11:00am until 9:00pm. Mrs. Yother will lie-in-state at the church on Sunday from 1:30pm until 2:00pm. Mrs. Yother was a homemaker and a member of Ophir Baptist Church. Survivors include her sister, Etheleen Childers of Canton and a host of nieces and nephews. Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, GA is honored to serve the family. 770-479-2131.