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Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. May 22, 1958

MRS. CLAUDE SAWYER YARBOROUGH

Final Rites Held Saturday For Mrs. Claude Yarborough.
Funeral services for Mrs. Claude Sawyer Yarborough, 79, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the chapel of Rooks Funeral Home in Fort Valley.
The Rev. Charles Evans and the Rev. Charlie Williams officiated. Burial was in the ROBERTA CEMETERY.
Mrs. Yarborough died Thursday in a private hospital after a long illness.
A native of Crawford county, she lived in Marshallville for a number of years, and was a member of Liberty Methodist Church.
Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Inex Clay of Marshallville; a sister, Mrs. Alex J. Coakley of Tallahassee, Fla.; five grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.


Newspaper Unknown - September 7, 1978 - From Guelda's Macon County Obit Collection

MRS. ERNEST MONROE [Olia Belle Kilcrease] HILL YARBROUGH

RITES HELD FOR MRS. YARBROUGH AT PROSPERITY.
Funeral services for Mrs. Olia Belle Kilcrease Yarbrough were held at 11 am Tuesday, August 290, 1978, from the PROSPERITY PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH with the Rev. Kermit Nobles, pastor of the church, officiating. Burial followed in the CHURCHYARD CEMETERY.
Born in Taylor County on August 26, 1894, she was the daughter of the late George and Mattie Kilcrease. She was a member of the Prosperity Primitive Baptist Church
Mrs. Yarbrough died in the Marion Memorial Hospitral in Buena Vista, Sunday, August 27, after being in declining health for several years.
Survivors include four sons, Frank W. Hill and Asa C. Hill of Yatesville, George W. Hill of Barnesville and Bobby S. Hill of Charing; and two sisters, Mrs. Victoria Kilcrease Rutland of Macon and Mrs. Kate Kilcrease Waller of Charing.
Those serving as the pallbearers were Murray Robinson, Alton Rutland, Tommy Hill, Larry Hill, Donald Hill and David Hill.

[Note: Olia Belle Kilcrease Hill - Born August 26, 1894 - Died August 27, 1978 is buried in Prosperity Cemetery - Taylor Co., Ga. by Ernest Monroe Hill [7-4-1893 - 5-22-1936]


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. March 11, 1971

CHRISTIAN W. YODER, SR.

Funeral services for Christian W. Yoder, 54 of Montezuma were held Tuesday, March 9, 1971 from the Amish Mennonite Church of Montezuma. Clergyman Jonas Hershberger officiated and burial was in the AMISH MENNONITE CHURCH CEMETERY. Pallbearers - Not Copied.
Mr. Yoder passed away suddenly while visiting in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Friday March 5, 1971. He had lived in Montezuma 15 years, comning here from Norfolk, Va. He was a farmer.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Anna Miller Yoder of Montezuma; two sons, Marvin Yoder and Christian W. YHoder, Jr., both of Montezuma; six daughters, Mrs. Samuel Nisly of Anoda, Va., Mrs. Elmer Nisly of Hutchinson, Kansas, Mrs. Jerry Yoder, Miss Matilda Yoder, Miss Elva Yoder and Mrs. Paul Yoder, all of Montezuma; five brothers, Lloyd Yoder, Noah Yoder, Rudy Yoder, Enos Yoder and Sol Yoder, all of Montezuma; five sisters, Mrs. Edward Mast of Stuarts Draft, Va., Mrs. Sadie Schrock of Stanton, Va., Mrs. Jonas Hershberger of Montezuma and Mrs. Matilda Hershberger of Abbeville, South Carolina.

[Note: Christian W. Yoder - Born July 11, 1916 - Died March 5, 1971 @ 54 yrs., 7 mo. & 24 days is buried in the Montezuma Mennonite Cemetery]


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. May 22, 1958

MRS. CLAUDE SAWYER YARBOROUGH

Final Rites Held Saturday For Mrs. Claude Yarborough.
Funeral services for Mrs. Claude Sawyer Yarborough, 79, were held at 3 p.m. Saturday at the chapel of Rooks Funeral Home in Fort Valley.
The Rev. Charles Evans and the Rev. Charlie Williams officiated. Burial was in the ROBERTA CEMETERY.
Mrs. Yarborough died Thursday in a private hospital after a long illness.
A native of Crawford county, she lived in Marshallville for a number of years, and was a member of Liberty Methodist Church.
Survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Inex Clay of Marshallville; a sister, Mrs. Alex J. Coakley of Tallahassee, Fla.; five grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.

 


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. September 6, 1989

MRS. ELMER MILTON [Melinda Miller] ] YODER

Services For Mrs. Melinda M. Yoder, 81, of Montezuma.
Funeral services for Mrs. Malinda Miller Yoder, 81, of Montezuma, Ga., were held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, September 3, 1989 in the Montezuma Mennonite Church. Mrs. Yoder died Friday, September 1, at her home. Burial was in the MONTEZUMA MENNONITE CHURCH CEMETERY and Andy Hershberger and Daniel Yoder officiated.
Mrs.Yoder, a native of Gauge County, Ohio, was born March 26, 1908, the daughter of Henry and Eva Miller. She had resided in Montezuma for the past year, moving from Abbeville, S.C. She was a homemaker and a member of the Montezuma Mennonite Church.
Survivors are her husband, Elmer M. Yoder of Montezuma; four sons, Henry Yoder of Abbeville, S. C., Alva Yoder, Melvin Yoder and Paul Yoder, all of Montezuma; a daughter, Miss Laura Mae Yoder of Montezuma, a sister, Mrs. Henry [Cora] Beachy of Dover, Delaware, thirty one grandchildren, thirty seven great grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Melvin Dale Yoder, Michael Yoder, Stuart Keith Yoder, Robert Wendell Yoder, Jonathan Lee Yoder, Elmer Yoder.
Watson-Mathews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

[Note: Melinda Miller Yoder, wife of Elmer M. Yoder - Born March 26, 1908 - Died September 1, 1989 @ Age 81 yrs. 5 mo., 5 days., is buried in the Montezuma Mennonite Cemetery beside her husband, Elmer Milton Yoder, husband of Melinda M. Yoder [3-13-1902 - 11-13-1989]
 


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. November 22, 1989

ELMER MILTON YODER

Funeral Services for Elmer Milton Yoder, 87.
Mr. Elmer Milton Yoder, 87, of Montezuma, Georgia, died Monday November 13, 1989 in Flint River Community Hospital. Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, November 16, in the Montezuma Mennonite Church. Burial was in the MENNONITE CHURCH CEMETERY. The Rev. Andy Hershberger and Eli Kauffman officiated.
Mr. Yoder was the son of Milton Yoder and Barbara Beachy Yoder. He was a retired farmer, a member of the Montezuma Mennonite Church and the husband of the late Malinda Miller Yoder. He had resided in Montezuma for approximately a year, moving from Abbeville, S.C..
Survivors are four sons, Henry Yoder of Abbeville, S.C., Alva Yoder, Melvin Yoder and Paul Yoder, all of Montezuma, a daughter, Miss Laura Mae Yoder of Montezuma. 31 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren.
Watson-Mathews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

[Note: Elmer Milton Yoder, husband of Melinda M. Yoder - Born March 13, 1902 - Died November 13, 1989 age 87 yrs, 8 mos. is buried in the Montezuma Mennonite Church Cemetery beside his wife, Melinda Miller Yoder, wife of Elmer M. Yoder [March 26, 1908 - September 1, 1989 Age 81 yrs. 5 mo. 5 days.] See her Obit.


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga.  September 11, 1985

 ENOS   W.   YODER

   Mr. Enos W. Yoder, 81, of Montezuma, Georgia, died Saturday, August 31, 1985 at his home.  Funeral services were held at 1 pm Monday, September 2, in the Montezuma Mennonite Church.  Burial followed in the MONTEZUMA MENNONITE CHURCH CEMETERY.  Elmer Schrock and Johnnie Miller officiated.

  Mr. Yoder, a son of William S. Yoder and Amanda Beachy Yoder, was born December 29, 1903 in Grantsville, Maryland and had resided in Montezuma for the past thirty one years.  He was a retired farmer and a member of the Montezuma Mennonite Church.

  Survivors are his wife, Mary Miller Yoder; four sons, Edwin Yoder, Floyd Yoder and Allen Yoder, all of Montezuma. Claude Yoder of Saffold, Alabama; four daughters, Miss Sadie Yoder, Vernie [Mrs. Mahlon Weaver, Alta [Mrs. Marvin Kauffman], all of Montezuma, Mary [Mrs. Gerald Yoder] of Costa Rica; one brother, Sol W. Yoder of Montezuma; two sisters, Katie [Mrs. Jonas Hershberger] of Montezuma and Mrs. Annie Mast of Stuarts Draft, Virginia; sixty two grandchildren, forty six great grandchildren.

  Watson-Mathews Funeral Home was in  charge of arrangements.

 Note:  Enos W. Yoder  -  Born Dercember 29, 1903  -  Died August 31, 1985 is buried in Montezuma Mennonite Cemetery]


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. September 14, 1967

YODER - WINGARD -

MELVIN L. YODER, JR. 21, Killed in Auto Accident in Ohio

Melvin Lloyd Yoder, Jr. died of injuries sustained in any automobile accident in Ohio, September 9. Mr. Yoder, 21 years old, was born and reared in Norfolk, Va. and had resided in Montezuma for the last seven years. He was engaged in farming with his father. He was a member of the Montezuma Mennonite Church. Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Mennonite Church, with the Rev. Norman Swartzenstruber and Bishop Jonas Hershberger officiating with burial in the MONTEZUMA MENNONITE CEMETERY. Pallbearers - Not Copied. Survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin L. Yoder, Sr.; three brothers, Allen Yoder, Olin Yoder and Harley Yoder, all of Montezuma; three sisters, Mrs. Freeman Wingard, Linda Yoder and Fanny Carol Yoder and a number of other relatives. Watson-Mathews Funeral Home was in charge. [Note: Melvin L. Yoder, Jr. - Born March 28, 1946 - Died September 9, 1967 is buried in the Montezuma Mennonite Cemetery near Montezuma]


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. October 12, 1983

NOAH W. YODER

Noah W. Yoder, age 87, died October 7, 1983 at his daughter's home, Mrs. Alva Yoder. Funeral services were held October 11 at the Montezuma Mennonite Church. Ministers for the services were Bishop Eli Kauffman and Minister Elmer Schrock, Interment was at the MONTEZUMA MENNONITE CHURCH CEMETERY. Pallbearers were Ivan W. Yoder, Raymond Brenneman, Louis Plank, Daniel A. Yoder, Arlen Yoder and Elmer Swartzentruber.
Mr. Yoder was born August 27, 1896 at Grantsville, Maryland. He was a retired farmer and has lived in Montezuma since 1953. Mr. Yoder was a member of the Montezuma Mennonite Church. His parents were William S. Yoder and Amanda Beachif Yoder.
Survivors include seven daughters, Mrs. John Kanagy of Blackville, S. C., Mrs. Mark Brenneman, Miss Elsie Yoder, Mrs. Issac Plank, Mrs. Alva Yoder, Mrs. Enos Swartzentruber, all of Montezuma, Mrs. Galen Yoder of Costa Rica; five sons, William B. Yoder of Montezuma, Daniel N. Yoder of Costa Rica, Clarence N. Yoder of Stanton, Tenn., Allen N. Yoder of Fairview, Mo. and Noah N. Yoder of Aroda, Va., 102 grandchildren and 101 great-grandchildren.
Watson-Mathews Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. January 28, 1965

RAYMOND M. YODER

Airman Yoder Buried Sunday.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Sunday, January 24, 1965 in the Montezuma Mennonite Church for Airman 3rd, Raymond M. Yoder who was killed in a training plane crash near Mannheim, Germany on January 13.
Burial followed in the MENNONITE CEMETERY.
Airman Yoder was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Lloyd Yoder, Sr. of Montezuma. also surviving are four brothers, Allen Yoder, Melvin Lloyd Yoder, Jr. , Olen Yoderand Harley Yoder; and three sisters, Mrs. Freeman Wingard, Linda and Fanny Carol Yoder, all of Montezuma.

[Note: Raymond M. Yoder - Born September 13, 1941 - Died January 13, 1965 is buried in the Montezuma Mennonite Cemetery.


The Citizen & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga.  April 2, 1986

 MRS. RUDIE W. [Lydia  Schrock] YODER

   Mrs. Lydia Schrock Yoder, 84, of Montezuma, Georgia, died Monday, March 24, 1986 at her residence.  Funeral services were held at 1 pm Wednesday, March 26, in the Montezuma Mennonite Church.  Officiating were Donny Swartzentruber and Simon Schrock.  Burial was in the MONTEZUMA MENNONITE CHURCH CEMETERY.

  Mrs. Yoder was a native of Oakland, Maryland and was the daughter of the late Daniel Schrock and Amanda Yoder Schrock.  She was a homemaker and a member of the Montezuma Mennonite Church.  She was the wife of the late Rudie W. Yoder.

  Survivors are three sons, Paul Yoder of Safford, Alabama, Eli Yoder of Hickory, Ky., William Yoder of Fredericksburg, Ohio; seven daughters, [Martha] Mrs. Carl Brenneman of Paris, Tenn., [Mary] Mrs. Irwin Weaver of Blackville, S.C. [Malinda] Mrs. Raymond Kauffman of Virginia Beach, Va., [Naomi] Mrs. Eli Kauffman, Misses Anna Yoder, Barbara Yoder and Esther Yoder, all of Montezuma; three sisters, Mrs. Nancy Miller of Stuarts Draft, Va., Mrs. Matilda Stutzman and Mrs. Effie Miller, both of Dover, Delaware; forty -five grandchildren, forty-eight great grandchildren.

  Pallbearers - Not Copied.  Watson-Mathews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

 [Note: Lydia Schrock Yoder, wife of Rudie W. Yoder  -  Born September 16, 1901  -  Died March 24, 1986 @ age 84 yrs. 6 mo. 8 days., is buried in The Montezuma Mennonite Cemetery beside her husband, Rudie W. Yoder [11-3-1901  -  12-25-1980] @ age 79 yrs. 1 mos. 22 days. See his obit.


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. January 5, 1994

SIMON L. YODER

Mr. Simon L. Yoder, 91, of Rt. 1, Hwy 26, Montezuma, died Thursday, December 30, 1993, at his residence.
Services were held at 10 am Sunday, January 2, 1994, in the Montezuma Mennonite Church. Henry Tice and Donnie Swartzentruber officiated. Burial was in the MONTEZUMA MENNONITE CHURCH CEMETERY.
Mr. Yoder, a native of Salisbury, Pa., was born January 9, 1902, the son of Lewis and Elizabeth [Beachy] Yoder. Mr. Yoder had resided in the Montezuma area for the past 40 years. He was a minister in the Mennonite Church for 50 years.
Survivors are five daughters, Mrs. Jerry [Thelma] Yoder of Dublin, Mrs. Henry [Anna] Hershberger of Belton, S.C., Mrs. Allen [Pauline] Yoder of Montezuma; Mrs. William [Marilyn] Yoder of Larussell, Mo., Miss Bertha Yoder of Montezuma; four sons, Elmer Yoder of Hartville, Ohio, Denver Yoder of Chassell, Michigan, Galen Yoder of San Vito, Costa rica, Gerald Yoder of Patasto, Costa Rica, 59 grandchildren, 221 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great grandchildren.
Watson-Mathews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
 


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. December 21, 1944

ASHLEY YOUNG

Ashley Young, Former Montezuma Boy, Killed In Action At Leyte

Another shock comes to Montezumians in the report that Ashley Young was killed in action at Leyte, November 25th. Ashley Young was born and bred in Montezuma as was his mother before him and he had a wide connection of relatives and friends here. He was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Young. His mother was Mattie Wilson Young, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joe Wilson long time citizens of this community. Mattie Wilson Young and Mrs. Cellie Moore Cheves were step-sisters from infancy.

The young family also lived for a long time here. W. O. Young was brother to the first Mrs. J. P. Walker, mother of Tommy, Edgar and Miss Estelle Walker. Mrs. Doris Wilson Masten of Winston-Salem, N.C. is also a first cousin to Ashley Young. More - Not copied.


From: HAWKINSVILLE DISPATCH, Hawkinsville, Ga. January 15, 1874: Mrs. Elizabeth Young, age about 80 years, died near Montezuma at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. Joshua Theus, on the 2d inst.
[Note: Elizabeth Price, wife of John Young - Born May 1, 1793 - Died January 2, 1874 is buried in the Young Family Cemetery located in Land Lot 142/15th Dist. Orig. Houston, Now Macon County, west of Hwy. 224 in a grove of woods.]


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. May 11, 1994

ERNEST OLIN YOUNG

Ernest Olin Young, 76, of Route 1, Box 108, Oglethorpe, died Sunday, May 8, 1994 in the Montezuma Health Care Center.
Graveside services were planned for Tuesday, 2 pm, May 10, 1994 in OAK HILL CEMETERY in Griffin, Ga. with the Rev. Winston Harmon and the Rev. Bob Jones officiating.
Mr. Young was born April 3, 1918, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest L. Young. He was an escort for mobilehomes and an auto mechanic. He had resided in Oglethorpe for the past 13 years.
Survivors are his wife, Mrs. Wayrer Jeanette Young of Oglethorpe, three daughters, Mrs. Jean Milliner of New Hope, Alabama, Mrs. Loretta Towery of Milledgeville, Miss Sue Young of Camblee; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Shirley Priest of Fayetteville; a stepson, Thomas Ray Pate of Cedartown; two sisters, Mrs. Vaughtelle Stitcher of Griffin and Mrs. Evelyn Hall of Moreland; 12 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Watson-Mathews Funeral Home in is charge of arrangements.


 

 

Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Georgia March 25, 1987

JOHN CURTIS YOUNG

Mr. John Curtis Young, 57, of Oglethorpe, Georgia, died Wednesday, March 18, 1987 at home. Funeral services were held Saturday, March 21, at 2 PM in the chapel of Watson-Mathews Funeral Home, with burial in the BERTHA DOZIER MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY. The Rev. Ray Heading officiated.
Mr. Young, a native of Irwin County, lived in Macon county since 1953. He was a Tree Surgeon and had been associated with Dixie Foods in Montezuma, Ga. He was a member of the Macon County Church of God.
Survivors are his wife, Mae Johns Young of Oglethorpe, Ga.; 3 step-sons, Paul F. Lee of Puerto Rico, Carl P. Lee oif Savannah, Ga., Edward Lee of Oglethorpe, Ga.; 4 step-daughters, Martha Jackson of Jacksonville, Fla., Georgia Mae Peed of Reynolds, Ga., Mary Black of Eatonton, Joann Robinson of Potterville, Ga., 4 brothers, George Young and Arthur Young, both of Eastman, Ga., S. L. Young of Homerville, Ga., B. H. Young of Oglethorpe, Ga. 4 sisters, Margie Kilsory of Jacksonville, Fla., Ann Livingston of Perry, Ga., Evelyn Couter of Hapeville, Ga. Eda Mae Woodall of Tifton, Ga.; 21 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers - Not Copied.
Watson-Mathews Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

[Note: John Curtis Young - Born November 22, 1929 - Died March 18, 1987 is buried in Oglethorpe Cemetery.


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 Citizens & Georgian Montezuma, Ga.   November 19, 1980

 SARAH V. YOUNG

 Graveside services were held on Monday, November 17, 1980 in FELTON CEMETERY for Miss Sara Young, age 81, who died on November 15, at Camellia Gardens Nursing Home in Thomasville, Ga. Rev. C. G. Ward officiated.

  Miss Young was a native of Montezuma but had lived in Tallahassee, Fla.   She was a retired school teacher and librarian in the Thomasville County School System.  She was a member of East Hill Baptist Church and a graduate of GNIC, now Georgia College.  She was the daughter of W. O. and Mattie Wilson Young.

  Survivors of Miss Young are a sister, Mrs. Milton Dupree of Tallahassee; a sister-in-law, Mrs. William Young of Thomasville, Ga. five cousins, Miss Estelle and Mr. Edgar Walker, both of Montezuma, Mr. Wilson Young of Washington, D.C., Mrs. Guy Masten of Winston-Salem, N.C. and Mrs. George Horkan of Moultrie, Ga.

  Watson-Mathews Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.

 [Note: Sarah V. Young [September 2, 1899 November 15, 1980] is buried in Felton Cemetery beside Lt. Joseph Ashley Young [8-18-1903 11-25-1944] Killed on Leyte Philippines, P.I. [Possibly a brother]


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. July 20, 1944

MRS. SEATON T. [Mattie Arline] YOUNG

Funeral Rites For Mrs. Mattie Young, 84.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, July 19, for Mrs. Mattie Arline Young, 84, whose death occurred late Tuesday at her home in Macon.

She was born in Albany, Ga. and made her home in Montezuma for several years but moved away about fifty years ago.

She was the wife of the late Seaton Young and the daughter of the late T. P. Arline and Abigail Herrington Arline.

Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Charlie Shepherd of Atlanta and Mrs. Ed Crimmins of Macon. She was a sister-in-law to Dr. J. P. Walker of Montezuma and was distantly related to Willie Hill McKenzie of Montezuma.

Services were conducted at the graveside in FELTON CEMETERY by the Rev. B. A. Pafford.

Pallbearers - Not copied.

The Montezuma Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

[Note: Mattie Arline, wife of S. T. Young [October 9, 1860 - July 18, 1944] is buried in Felton Cemetery beside her husband, Seaton T. Young [Born in Dooly County, Ga. March 5, 1852 - Died in Macon, Georgia, August 15, 1916]

 


Citizens & Georgian Montezuma , Ga.      
 
August 6, 1959

 THOMAS RILEY YOUNG

 Funeral services were held Thursday at the Byron Methodist Church for Thomas Riley Young, 67, who died Wednesday at a Montezuma hospital.  The Rev. James Coad and the Rev. A. L. White officiated and burial was in the BYRON CEMETERY .

 A retired farmer, Mr. Young was a native of Crawford County , and resided near Montezuma at the time of his death.

 Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Leah Hancock Young; one son, Riley Young, Jr.; five daughters, Mrs. E. E. Edwards, Mrs. A. J. Adams, Miss Lilly Young and Mrs. Aldean Lasseter, all of Perry; and Mrs. Mack Ham of Montezuma.

 


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. January 27, 1955

WILLIAM E. YOUNG

William E. Young, Former Resident, Passes At Cairo.

William E. Young, 57, prominent southwest Georgia banker and business leader for more than 25 years, died Friday night at Grady County Hospital in Cairo, from a cerebral hemorrhage suffered at his home Friday morning.

Funeral services were held at the First Methodist Church in Cairo on Sunday afternoon. Burial was in LAUREL HILL CEMETERY at Thomasville. The Rev. L. E. Williams and Rev. Woodward Adams officiated.

Mr. Young, born at Montezuma, was the son of the late William Oscar and Mattie Wilson Young. He entered the banking business in Moantezuma in 1919 and later was prominently identified in Banking circle at Moultrie and Thomasville.

MUCH MORE NOT COPIED.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ruth Harley Young; one son, Wilson Young, member of an Atlanta law firm; two sisters, Mrs. Hazel Young Dupree of Tallahassee, Fla. and Miss Sara Young of Rome and three nieces; cousins, Edgar Walker and Tom Walker of Montezuma.

[Note: His parents are buried at Felton Cemetery in Montezuma]

 


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. February 24, 1972

ALBERT JACKSON YOUNGBLOOD, SR.

Albert Jackson Youngblood, 73, died Saturday, February 19, 1972 following an extended illness. Services were held at 3 PM Monday in Watson-Mathews Funeral Home with burial in MT. OLIVE CHURCH CEMETERY in Pottersville.
Rev. J. J. Morrow officiated and Grover Lamberth, J. E. Mayo, Buck Mayo, L. R. Law, Lester Brady and Otho Youngblood, served as pallbearers.
Mr. Youngblood was a retired saw miller and was a native of Taylor County but had resided in Macon County 50 years. He was a member of Cedar Valley Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Albert J. Youngblood, Jr. and Charles Edward Youngblood, both of Oglethorpe; a daughter, Mrs. Bobby R. Law of Perry, two sisters, Mrs. Riley Windham of Macon and Mrs. Gladys Childres of Reynolds; and two brothers, T. J. Youngblood and Hamp Youngblood, both of Birmingham, Ala..


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. February 26, 1959

MRS. WILLIS [Minnie Lockwood] YOUNGBLOOD

Final Rites Held Saturday For Mrs. Minnie Youngblood.
Mrs. Minnie Lockwood Youngblood, 47 of Route 1, Ideal, died suddenly Thursday afternoon at her residence. She was the widow of the late Willis Youngblood.
Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Margie Johnson of Macon, Mrs. Emma Crook of Thomaston, Mrs. Eva Ruth Akins of Lizella and Miss Ruby Youngblood of Ideal; seven sons, Bennie Lockwood and Kenny Youngblood of Macon; Tommy Youngblood, Willis Youngblood, Jr., Johnnie Youngblood, Cecil Youngblood and Lewis Youngblood, all of Ideal; two brothers, J. C. Lockwood and Roy Lockwood of Jacksonville, Fla. and ten grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted Saturday afternoon at Little Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. H. H. Gregory and Rev. Childre officiating. Interment follow in LITTLE BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY. Smith-Tindol Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

[Note: I do NOT find a marked grave in Little Bethel Cemetery for Mrs. Minnie Lockwood Youngblood [Born about 1912 if 47/1959 and Died February 1959] BUT I find Hamp Youngblood [1888 - 1969] beside 5 unmarked adult graves. Anyone having further info on the location of the burial of Mrs. Minnie Lockwood Youngblood, PLEASE RESPOND.
 


Citizens & Georgian Montezuma , Ga. December 31, 1975

 HENRY DAVE Y0UNGBLOOD

 Henry Dave Youngblood, 57, died Wednesday, December 24, 1975 at his 30 Virginia Circle , Montezuma, residence after a lengthy illness.  Services were held Friday in Shiloh Baptist Church in Montezuma.  Burial was in MT. OLIVE CHURCH CEMETERY in Potterville.

 Rev. George Jones was officiating minister.  Pallbearers were John D. Duncan, Fred Duncan, Marty Youngblood, Bobby Short, Lawrence Short and Harvey Short.

 Mr. Youngblood, a native of Taylor County , had lived in Montezuma three years and was a retired farmer and carpenter.

 Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Iris Dunman Youngblood of Montezuma; a son, Edward Henry Youngblood of Montezuma, five daughters, Mrs. Larry Spires of Dublin , Mrs. Arnold Wainwright of Butler, Mrs. James Harrison and Mrs. Lee Hunt, both of Decatur, and Mrs. Jessie Spires of Warner Robins, a brother, Junior Youngblood of Oglethorpe and three sisters, Mrs. Ruth Rodgers of Rupert, Mrs. Lewis Duncan of Pottersville and Mrs. Minnie Short of Butler; 13 grandchildren.


Citizens & Georgian - Montezuma, Ga. July 15, 1945

JOHN JETER YARBROUGH

John J. Yarbrough Rites Set For Friday Afternoon.

John Jeter Yarbrough, 72, Marshallville, died yesterday following a short illness.

A native of Crawford County, he was a member of the Liberty Methodist Church in Bibb County.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 3:00 pm at the residence in Marshallville with the Rev. Mr. Wimberly and the Rev. A. A. Waite officiating. Burial will be in the ROBERTA CEMETERY.

Surviving are his wife, the former Miss Claude Sawyer of Marshallville, a daughter, Mrs. Inez Clay of Marshallville; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Smith tindol Funeral Home of Montezuma is in charge of arrangements.


 

 

 

 

 

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