|Birth: ||Apr. 15, 1933|
|Death: ||Sep. 20, 2005|
Published September 22, 2005 in the Tifton Gazette newspaper:
Jack Howard Yearwood
Monticello, GA - Jack Howard Yearwood, age 72, of Monticello, died Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2005, at the Jasper Memorial Hospital in Monticello.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at the Monticello First United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in West View Cemetery. Dr. John Brown and the Rev. Larry Pearson will officiate.
Steve Jordan, Don Kelly, Melton Davis, Tony Tanner, Tom Tillman and Jamie Mitchell will serve as pallbearers. Members of the Bank of Monticello Board of Directors will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Mr. Yearwood was a native of Putnam County. His parents were the late Millard Howard Yearwood and Elizabeth Winslett Yearwood.
Mr. Yearwood was a graduate of Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and the University of Georgia and served in the U.S. Army. He moved to Jasper County in 1960 where he served as County Extension agent for a number of years.
After 30 years service to the Bank of Monticello, working as Vice-President and serving on the Board of Directors, Mr. Yearwood retired from full-time employment. However, he continued to serve on the bank's board of directors.
Mr.Yearwood was a founding member of Piedmont Academy and served on its board of directors for a number of years. He was a member of the Kiwanis, Jaycees and National Wild Turkey Federation. He was named Citizen of the Year for Jasper County in 1995.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Gwen Paulk Yearwood of Monticello; daughter and son-in-law, Beth and John Bernard of Tifton, daughter and fiance, Patricia Yearwood and Garth Brooks of Tulsa, Okla.; and grandchildren, Ashley Bernard, Kyle Bernard and Bret Bernard, all of Tifton.
The family suggests memorials to the Monticello First United Methodist Church, 651 College Street, Monticello, GA 31064, or Piedmont Academy, 126 Hwy. 212 W., Monticello, GA 31064, in lieu of flowers.
Jordan Funeral Home of Monticello is in charge of arrangements.
Age: 72 years
Father of Country Music Star Patricia Yearwood.
Gwendolyn Paulk Yearwood (1937 - 2011)*
West View Cemetery
Created by: Shirley Howard
Record added: Sep 21, 2005
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