Yvonne Inez Baker Perry

Yvonne Inez Baker Perry

Yvonne Inez Baker Perry
November 15,1952 – September 30, 2023

LITTLETON – Yvonne Inez Baker Perry, 70, passed on from this life on September 30, 2023. Yvonne was born to Inez Hawkins and the late Charles Theophlis Baker Jr. She was raised in Middlesex & lived the majority of life in Zebulon where she and her husband operated Marion’s Tavern & Marion’s Construction. She retired to the Lake Gaston area on her farm and into a beautiful new farm house built by her much loved son-in-law Bruce. Yvonne also had a great love for all animals since childhood that included her cow and a lifetime of dogs, cats and horses that always found their way to a caring forever home with her. She also enjoyed feeding wild animals and birds daily. Her outgoing and wonderful personality, her love for her family and the legacy of strength and concern for others that she leaves behind will be remembered for years to come. Along with her father, she was preceded in death by her sister, Debra Blanche Baker and her husband, Marion Mark Perry.

A memorial service will be held at 3:30pm on Friday, October 6, 2023 at Vaughan Baptist Church located at 192 Eaton Ferry Rd., Macon NC 27551, with a visitation from 2:30pm to 3:30pm prior to service.

She is survived by her daughter, Carly Perry-Dunlevy (Bruce), her special nephew, Clayton Brown, many other nephews, niece, Lori Perry Brantley and very special devoted companion Mikisha Lynch. She’s also survived by her cats, horse Shelby and pet cow Tino.

Flowers are welcomed. Donations also can be made to Vaughan Baptist Church or the Rainbow Animal Rescue NC.

Arrangements are handled by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC 27591. www.stricklandfuneral.com


  • Pat Posted October 3, 2023 7:30 pm

    Dear Aunt Inez and family so sorry to hear of the passing of Yvonne . I pray God will give you peace as only he can in the days ahead . My heart goes out to you all and I pray for you to have comfort.
    God Bless, Pat

  • Angie Barbour Guydish Posted October 4, 2023 5:37 pm

    Carly, . I know how close you and your mom were. One thing’s for certain, she lived you. You made your parents proud.

  • Heidi R Long Posted October 5, 2023 2:09 pm

    Carly you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending hugs and Love

  • Jesse and Joyce Ray Posted October 6, 2023 3:55 pm

    Carly, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet mother. our prayers are with you and your family in the days ahead. Good bless you all.

  • Donna O’Neal Newsome Posted October 10, 2023 10:56 am

    Carly, I am so sorry to hear about your sweet mother. Yvonne was such a wonderful, sweet compassionate lady with a warn beautiful smile. She is no longer suffering and I know she is in heaven rejoicing! Praying for you and your family.

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