Obituary for Eva Mae Yeatts-Toney of Southern Pines

Eva Mae Yeatts-Toney of Southern Pines, NC died on Saturday, September 3rd at home with her family.

Born October 19, 1933, in Altavista, VA in the home of her paternal grandfather, the late Robert Lee Yeatts. She was the daughter of the late Dana Harold Yeatts and Maude Edna Arthur-Yeatts of Altavista, VA. Eva was the third of eight brothers and sisters.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband William Perdieu Toney. Bill and Eva had a wonderful marriage for 53 years until his death in 2006.

Eva is survived by her three children William Perdieu Toney, Jr., his beloved wife Nancy Jo Miller-Toney of Charlotte, NC and their son Preston Perdieu Toney of Mooresville, NC; Linda Leigh Toney-Breeding of Cornelius, NC and her daughter Christine Michelle Cole-Davies, her husband William Jason Davies and their two daughters Avery Lynn and Brooklyn Rae of Mechanicsburg, PA. Linda’s Scott Madison Cole and his wife Ashley Kate Mossor-Cole of Charlotte, NC; and Jacqueline Kay Toney-Sadler, her husband Lee Harold Sadler of Whispering Pines, NC; and her two daughters Amanda Kay McKibben of Greenwood SC, and Evann Leigh McKibben and her daughter Chase Ruby of Charleston, SC.

She loved her life as wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Her delicious family dinners were enjoyed by everyone and the highlight of every holiday. All her life, she wanted to put her favorite recipes into a bound book for her family and friends. She was able to compete this before her death.

She was a member of First Baptist Church and Sunday School for fifty-nine years. Eva worked for First Baptist Church as secretary with the late Reverend John Stone.

She was a long-time employee of Berkshire Hathaway formally Prudential Gouger, O’Neal and Saunders Pinehurst, NC. She received Listing and Sales Awards for 21 Consecutive years.

The Celebration of Life service will be Saturday, September 10 at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church, 200 E New York Ave, Southern Pines, NC. The Reverend David Helms will be officiating. 

The family will have a private time at 12:00 noon at the church and then receive friends at 1:00 PM prior to the service.

Interment will be at Pinelawn Memorial Park, immediately following the service.

1105 Morganton Road Southern Pines, NC.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to First-Health Hospice and Palliative Care or First Baptist Church, Southern Pines, NC.

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