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OBITUARY: Faye Brigman Yates

Faye Brigman Yates, 86, of Rockingham, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2024 at Richmond Co. Hospice in Rockingham.

She was born Feb. 2, 1938 in Richmond County, a daughter of the late Conley and Maggie Smith Brigman.

Mrs. Yates retired from Sandhurst Hosiery Mill and attended 3 Rock Church. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie “Buddy” Yates, in 2018.

The family will receive friends Monday, July 1, 2024 from noon-1 p.m. at Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham. A graveside service will follow shortly after at Richmond Co. Memorial Park with the Rev. Joel Perry officiating.

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Surviving, two sons, Charles Yates and wife Teresa and Kenneth Yates and wife Cendi; a sister, Donna Sue Brigman Aldridge; grandchildren, J.R. Bell, Tony Dixon and wife Angie, Jennifer Drumwright and husband Michael, Alan Yates, and Ashley Jenkins and husband Justin; great-grandchildren, Kenneth Nunn, Tyme Nunn, Erin Drumwright, Avery Johnson, Colt Jenkins, Chase Drumwright, Elijah Yates, Jackson Jenkins and Rylen Yates; great-great-grandchildren, Harlyn Nunn and Wylie Nunn.

Memorials may be made to Richmond Co. Hospice, 1119 U.S. Hwy. 1 N Rockingham, NC 28379.

Online condolences may be made at watson-kingfuneralhome.com. Watson-King Funeral Home in Rockingham is serving the Yates family.