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Obituary for Glenda L. Yancey

Glenda L. Yancey, age 73 of Carrollton, passed away April 18, 2017. She was born May 31, 1943 in Carrollton, Georgia to the late Joseph Fred Wilson and Bernice Gladney Wilson. She was a Central High School graduate. She retired after many years of service at Wellington Mills and Farm Bureau Insurance Agency. She was a devoted member of Whitesburg Christian Church and a cherished member of Martin & Hightower’s Circle of Friends. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James Yancey; brothers, Frank Wilson, Carlton Wilson, Billy Wilson, and Harry Wilson; and sisters, Jean Fox, Shirley Philpot, and Doris Perry. Survivors include her children, Kenney (Patty) Yancey of Whitesburg, Pam (Tommy) House of Whitesburg, and Sandra (Barry) Shoemake of Newnan; grandchildren, Brandy Yancey, Nicole Yancey, Keri (Jeremy) McCormick, Lauren House, Abby House, Cayla (J.D.) Spence, and Bryson (Brooke) Shoemake; great grandchildren, Mackenzie Yancey, Brantley Yancey, Kolby Yancey, and Hadleigh McCormick; sister, Pat (Robert) Kierbow; brother, Doyle (Carolyn) Wilson; sisters-in-law, Shirley Wilson and Lois Wilson; brother-in-law, Frank Fox; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be conducted Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Bryson Shoemake and Barry Shoemake officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery with Daniel Huckeba performing graveside service. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Dwayne Wilson, Joe Wilson, John Wilson, Dale Wilson, Scotty Yancey, Clint Kierbow, and Clay Kierbow. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, April 21, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Back Pack Ministry at Whitesburg Christian Church or a charity of your choice. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.martin-hightower.com. Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.


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Visitation

Friday

21

Apr

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Service

Saturday

22

Apr

11:00 AM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery

694 Mt. Pleasant Church Rd.
Carrollton, Ga 30116

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