Updated: 2/8/2021


Mary Katherine Kennedy Yokley, passed away Saturday morning, February 6th, 2021, at Southern Tennessee Regional Pulaski. She was born on July 1st, 1927 in Lynnville, Tennessee and was 93 years old.

Mary was married 73 years to her high school sweetheart John. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She always took care of her family, helped on the family farm, loved to play Bridge with her friends and was a wonderful cook.

A graveside service will be 1:30pm Monday, February 8th, 2021, at Maplewood Cemetery.

The family suggests memorial donations be made to the Lynnville United Methodist Church c/o 143 Bugg St, Lynnville, TN 38472 or the Lynnwood Cemetery c/o P.O. Box 305 Lynnville, TN 38472

She was preceded in death by her parents Herschel Lee and Wilma Garrett Kennedy. Her brothers Herschel Lee Kennedy, Jr. and William Frank Kennedy.

She is survived by her;

Husband John Thomas Yokley, Jr. of Lynnville, Tennessee.

Son, Jack (Sherrie) Yokley of Pulaski, Tennessee.

Daughter, Karen (Steve) Farley of Dunlap, Tennessee.

Grandchildren, Clint (Megan) Schrader, John (Arianna) Yokley, and Thomas Yokley.

Great-grandchildren, Heath, Ben, and Natalie Schrader.

Bennett-May & Pierce Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements for Mary Katherine Kennedy Yokley.