James “Dorn” Yeattes, 56, of Tate Street, died Thursday at his home. Dorn worked as a self-employed mechanic. He also was a gardener and sold produce at the weekly farmers’ market at Elam and Walker avenues. Survivors include his brother, Jeff Yeattes, and his wife, Karen, of Tate Street.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. at Peace United Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Greenhill Cemetery in Greensboro. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Peace United Church of Christ, 2714 W. Market Street, Greensboro, NC 27403, “or in memory of Dorn, take time to do a good deed for someone.” Click here for more information.