Teresa Caudle Yates

December 12, 1961 ~ November 10, 2022 (age 60)


Mrs. Teresa Caudle Yates, age 60 of Purlear passed away Thursday, November 10, 2022 at SECU Hospice Home in Yadkinville. 

Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Monday, November 14, 2022 at Purlear Baptist Church with Pastor Jamie McGuire and Rev. John T. Vannoy, III officiating.  Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

Teresa was born December 12, 1961 in Wilkes County to Bobby Gray and Ruth Holland Caudle.  She was a member of Purlear Baptist Church.  

She was preceded in death by her father; Bobby Gray Caudle. 

She is survived by her husband; Michael Glenn Yates of the home, a son; Aaron Yates of Collingswood, NJ, her mother; Ruth Holland Caudle of Wilkesboro, two sisters; Julie (Jody) Souther of Wilkesboro, Cindy (Eric) Smith of Kernersville, a niece; Jaidyn Souther and a nephew; Alex Smith.

In lieu of flower, memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society, 5950 Fairview Road, Suite 250, Charlotte, NC 28210.  

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November 13, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
November 14, 2022

2:00 PM
Purlear Baptist Church
181 Shingle Gap Road
Purlear, NC 28665

Interment following service
November 14, 2022

Purlear Baptist Church Cemetery
181 Shingle Gap Road
Purlear, NC 28665


Leukemia Foundation
5950 Fairview Road, Suite 250, Charlotte NC 28210

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