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Garnett William Yearwood

Obituary Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Garnett William Yearwood, age 79, of Demorest, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 25, 2017.

Mr. Yearwood was born on June 4, 1937, in Cornelia, Georgia; a son of the late Clyde and Stella Yearwood. He was also preceded in death by his loving and faithful wife of 60 years, Wilma Jean Yearwood; brother, Frank Yearwood; grandson, Michael Garnett Yearwood; and granddaughter, Kathy Brooks Yearwood. Mr. Yearwood was a loyal and dedicated employee of Schnadig, Inc. for over 40 years. He was a member of Demorest Baptist Church.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Howard and Catherine Yearwood, Demorest; grandson and wife, Johnny and Jennifer Yearwood and grandson’s mother, Vickie Yearwood, all of Jefferson; five great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Ann Yearwood; and one niece.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 am on Monday, March 27, 2017, 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 Sunday, March 26, 2017, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers or food, memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home & Crematory, North Chapel, 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia.

Funeral Date
03/27/2017 at 1:38PM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel
(706) 778-1700
245 Highway 441 S, P.O. Box 58, Demorest 30535