In Memoriam

We have had many faithful staff members at Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Home over the past years. Here we remember those who served with dignity and honor.

  • C. C. Yeatts

    C. C. Yeatts, Founder

    May 3, 1910-May 3, 1977

  • Ryland B. Bennett

    Ryland B. Bennett, Former President

    We are saddened to announce the death of Mr. Bennett on March 15, 2022.

    Ryland began his career with Wrenn-Yeatts Funeral Homes on September 23, 1955 and previously served as President of the company.

    He was married to the former Dorothy Yates and they have two sons, Mark Bennett, who lives in Northern Virginia and Scott Bennett, a partner with him in the business.

    Ryland is a 1958 graduate of the John A. Gupton School of Mortuary Science. He was active with the Virginia Funeral Directors Association, serving as a past board member and on the Exhibits Committee.

    He was a member of the Kentuck Baptist Church, a life member of the Danville Life Saving Crew and a member of the Kent Masonic Lodge. Ryland was also a volunteer with God's Pit Crew, a local disaster response organization.

  • Roy Bennett

    Roy Bennett

    Aug 8, 1942-Feb 1, 2002

  • Reginald F. Boaze

    Reginald F. Boaze

    June 4, 1929-Sept 1, 2021

  • James

    James "Jimmy" Bradley

    Sept 11, 1937-June 3, 2017

  • William

    William "Bill" Carter

    April 8, 1918-July 12, 2004

  • Agnes S. Compton

    Agnes S. Compton

    Oct 7, 1918-July 16, 2007

  • Norris

    Norris "N.L" Haden

    Oct 25,1923-Aug 26, 2004

  • J. P. Henry

    J. P. Henry

    1924-Nov 23, 2015

  • Kenneth

    Kenneth "DOC" Holland, Aug 27, 1927-Aug 27, 2012

  • Henry D. Hopkins

    Henry D. Hopkins

    June 2, 1928-Oct 9, 2020

  • Herbert House Jr.

    Herbert House Jr.

    Nov 14, 1929-Dec 11, 2013

  • Willie C. Hughes

    Willie C. Hughes

    April 7, 1930-March 23, 2008

  • Lindsey

    Lindsey "Bill" Hyler, Feb 13, 1931-Dec 20, 2021

  • Garland

    Garland "Bill" Moorefield

    Sept 8, 1921-Nov 16, 2013

  • Phyllis Y. Moorefield

    Phyllis Y. Moorefield

    Dec 15, 1935-Aug 6, 2020

  • Darryl T. Myers

    Darryl T. Myers

    June 22, 1950-August 12, 2022

  • Garrnett

    Garrnett "Tink" Richardson

    Sept 23, 1930-April 8, 2005

  • Clifton

    Clifton "Cliff" Rowland

    Sept 2, 1943-June 10, 2004

  • Melvin M. Scott

    Melvin M. Scott

    Jan 25, 1944-March 22, 2014

  • Harry R. Shelton Jr.

    Harry R. Shelton Jr.

    Aug 25, 1927-Sept 14, 2017

  • James

    James "Buddy" Squires

    Sept 22, 1931-August 20, 2016

  • John M. Tilley Jr.

    John M. Tilley Jr.

    Oct 17, 1923-July 19, 2009

  • Eutha S. Wells

    Eutha S. Wells

    Feb 10, 1925-April 9, 2007

  • Donald

    Donald "Sonny" Wilkerson

    May 1, 1932-March 15, 2012