October 13, 2023, 84, Goldsboro —
Ms. Emma Barnes Yates, peacefully transitioned from labor to reward on Friday, October 13, 2023, at Gentiva Hospice, surrounded by her loved ones. A Graveside service will be held Saturday, October 21, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at the Barnes Cemetery 1369 Tommys Road, Goldsboro, NC 27534 with a Chapel viewing Friday, October 20, 2023, from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at J.B. Rhodes Funeral Home & Cremations, 1701 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC.27534.
She was born December 6, 1938, in Wayne County, North Carolina to Mr. Royal Barnes and Mrs. Ada Whitley Barnes. She is survived by and leaves to cherish her memories, her children, and grandchildren. nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.