Mary Kathryn ‘Kat’ Baity

Published 2:28 pm Thursday, October 15, 2020

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Mary Kathryn “Kat” Baity, 81, died on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020 at her home after several months of declining health.

She was born May 3, 1939 in Davie County to Roby Addison Baity and Annie Hutchens Baity. She was a member of the first graduating class of Davie County High School in 1957. She was co-owner and operator of Town and Country Florist in Yadkinville for more than 40 years with her close friend, the late Carrie Steelman. She loved watching UNC and all ACC basketball. She enjoyed visiting with and talking on the phone with friends she had made through the years. She liked family reunions, Farmington class reunions, scrapbooking, country music, and Christmas. She was a lifelong member of Liberty Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Roby Lee, Jim, Jerry, Billy Dean, and Bobby Gene Baity; 2 nephews; and special friends, Julius and Mary Potts.

Surviving: her best friends, Steve and Dale Potts; her sister and brother-in-law, Nellie and Buddy Prim; sisters-in-law, Shirley, Dorothy, and Sandra Baity; special nephews, Mike, Joey, and David Prim; other nephews, nieces, great-nephews, great-nieces; several cousins and many friends, and neighbors. S

There was a public viewing at Gentry Family Funeral Service on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from noon-5: p.m. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15 at Liberty Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Noel Hawks officiating.

Memorials: Mountain Valley Hospice of Yadkin County, PO Box 1267, Yadkinville, 27055; or to Yadkin Christian Ministries, 117 Woodlyn Dr., Yadkinville, 27055.