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Wilma Jean Yearwood

Obituary Date: Monday 12th December 2016

Wilma Jean Yearwood, age 77, of Demorest, Georgia, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 12, 2016, following a sudden illness.
Mrs. Yearwood was born on December 10, 1939, in Demorest, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Alice Ivester; father, Cager Ivester; grandson, Michael Garnett Yearwood; and granddaughter, Kathy Brooks Yearwood. Mrs. Yearwood was a loyal and dedicated employee of Carwood Manufacturing, until its closing, with 35 years of service. She then served 15 years with Community Bank and Trust. Mrs. Yearwood was a member of Demorest Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Garnett William Yearwood, Demorest; son and daughter-in-law, Howard and Catherine Yearwood, Demorest; sister, Judy Thomas, Turnerville; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Mary Lou Ivester, Turnerville; grandson and spouse, Johnny and Jennifer Yearwood and mother, Vickie Yearwood; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, December 16, 2016, at Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, Georgia, with Dr. Tom Mewborn officiating. Interment will follow in Yonah Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Thursday, December 15, 2016, at the funeral home.
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Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home & Crematory, North Chapel, 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia. 706-778-1700

Funeral Date
12/15/2016 at 11:00AM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel
(706) 778-1700
245 Highway 441 S, P.O. Box 58, Demorest 30535