Donna Jean (Harrison) Yaudes

August 9, 1943 ~ June 28, 2019 (age 75)
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Donna Jean Harrison Yaudes

High Point


Donna Jean Harrison Yaudes, 75, of High Point, passed away Friday, June 28, 2019, at Hospice Home at High Point.

Born August 9, 1943, in Madison Wisconsin, she was a daughter of the late Francis Harrison and the late Mayme Mitchell Harrison. Mrs. Yaudes graduated from Edgewood High School and attended the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Upon graduation of her three sons, Donna worked numerous years in the travel industry.  She was also very active in her church and assisted in multiple ministries.  For the past eighteen years, Donna found her main joy in following and engaging in the various activities of her beloved grandchildren; all of whom will miss her greatly.

She is survived by her husband of fifty-one years, Thomas Yaudes of the home; sons, Scott Yaudes and wife Annette of High Point, and Jason Yaudes and wife Jenny of Cornelius; daughter-in-law, Emily Theil and husband Matthew of High Point; grandchildren, Mackenzie, Reese, Scott, Kaylee, Kamryn, Sarah Brian, and Adam.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Brian Yaudes, brothers, Dean Harrison, and Donald Harrison; and sister, Shirley Harrison Esser.

A Christian mass of celebration will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church (High Point) preceded by a visitation at 10:00 AM.  The celebrant for the mass will be Father Thomas Norris, O.S.F.S.  Donna Yaudes will be inurned in the columbarium at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

A special note of thanks to Dr. Rebecca Previs and her entire team at the Duke Cancer Center.

Memorials may be directed to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church or Hospice of the Piedmont or the charity of your choice.

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Wright Funerals-Cremations is in charge of arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church
4515 Johnson St., High Point NC 27265

Hospice of the Piedmont
1801 Westchester Drive, High Point NC 27262

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