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.
William Toney's Funeral Home of Zebulon
Sunday April 23rd, 2017
3:00pm - 7:00pm
216 E. Barbee St.
Gethsemane Memorial Gardens
Monday April 24th, 2017
809 W Gannon Ave
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
Monday April 24th, 2017
952 Morphus Bridge Road
Wendell, NC 27591
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2 Corinthians 1:3&4 gives us the assurance that "the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies" is the "God of all comfort" and he "comforts us in all our trials". Please accept my sincere condolences. Always remember Jehovah God loves you and he cares for you! (Psalm 36:7; 1 Peter 5:7) jw.org
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My prayers and deepest thoughts are with the Yates family. Mrs. Yates was my favorite teacher. Love your student and friend, Nina Johnson Short
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Ms. Yates was my English teacher in High School. She has lived a long glorious life. God bless the family may he gove you all comfort during this time of bereavement. Love You All!!!!!
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