Obituaries — Oct. 24

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Harry Gene Kinder

Mr. Harry Gene Kinder, 83, of Mocksville, passed away Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. He was born in Boone County, West Virginia, to the late Lawrence and Ruby Eastep Kinder. Mr. Kinder was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and spent most of his career as an accountant. Harry, AKA Dad, Pops, Grandpa, and Papaw, loved God and his family. He could be found outside at night gazing into the sky, always in awe of our Creator. He enjoyed gospel music, golfing, and hunting. He unconditionally loved us all and we knew it. He is survived by his wife, Arvata Massey Kinder; two daughters, Bridget Hudson (Charles) and Kelly Kinder Foster; one son, Kirby Kinder (Kim), 10 grandchildren; Brad Hudson (Sonya), Matt Hudson (Lauren), Taylor Kinder, Colby Englund (Josh), Heidi Kinder, Jordan Kinder (Britney), Jonah Kinder, Lucas Foster, Laura Keys (Joe), Annie Ressa (Jonathon) and 6 great-grandchildren; Asher Hudson, Shapiro Hudson, Macrae Englund, Miller Hudson, Andersen Englund, and Merrick Hudson; one brother, Jack Kinder (Cora) and was preceded in death by one sister, Elizabeth Hill. Also, special friends Annie Campbell and Sue Aldish. A funeral service was conducted at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019, at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel by Pastor Matt Hudson. Burial followed in Westlawn Gardens of Memory. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. Online condolences may be made at .

John Wilson Yates

Mr. John Wilson Yates, 84, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. He was born in Forsyth County on July 9, 1935, to the late John William and Katie Marshall Yates. Mr. Yates retired from Piedmont Aviation and later worked part time for Mock Tire. He was a member of Brookstown United Methodist Church. Mr. Yates also enjoyed golfing.  Preceding him in death were three brothers, Roy Alvin Yates, Paul Anderson Yates, and William Coy Yates. Surviving is his wife, Elsie Underwood Yates; two step-sons, Bruce Underwood of Greensboro and Bradley Underwood (Cathy) of Clemmons; three grandchildren, Davis, Carmella, and Joshuaray; brother, Weldon Yates (Beth) of Mocksville; also surviving are two nephews, Steve Yates and Alan Yates (Bethany) and a niece, Doris Ann Biddix (Wayne). A celebration of life service was held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, at Hayworth-Miller Lewisville Chapel with Rev. James T. “Chip” Webb officiating. The family received friends one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Brookstown United Methodist Church, 6274 Yadkinville Rd. Pfafftown, N.C., 27040.