Mrs. Erdyne Yates



Mrs. Erdyne Yates, age 87 of Zebulon, departed this earthly life on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Rex Healthcare in Raleigh.

Funeral service will be held at 12:00PM, Monday, April 24, 2017 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Wendell. Interment will be held at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

A visitation will be held from 3-7PM, Sunday, April 23, 2017 at William Toney's Funeral Home, Zebulon.

She is survived by a son, Handy LeDyke Yates and daughter-in-law, Gwendolyn of Greensboro, NC; a daughter, Erdyne Letisa Vereen and son-in-law, Michael of Zebulon, NC; grandchildren, Akida LeDyke Yates and his wife Tawanna of Burlington, NC; Malkia Patrice Yates of Greensboro, NC; Alysa Michelle Vereen of Hampton, VA; and Julian Michael Yates Vereen of Zebulon, NC; and one great-grandchild, Tashyianna Nicole Yates of Greensboro, NC; sister, Christine H. Thorpe of Wendell, NC; two special and devoted nieces and nephews, Mary Graham of Wendell, NC; and Gladys Vines, Erskine Bullock and Stewart Vick of Raleigh, NC; a special God son, Kevin McFadden of Durham, NC; five loving friends, Barbara O. Jones of New York, NY; Barbara S. Jones of Wendell, NC; Maggie Jones of Garner, NC; Ann McFadden of Raleigh, NC; Ruth Squirewell of Wendell, NC; a devoted former student of James E. Shepard School, Mr. Bobby Dunn, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, former students, church and extended family members and friends.

A service of Love and Dignity provided by William Toney's Funeral Home, Zebulon.