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Russell Benjamin Yawn
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Birth: May 10, 1877
Decatur County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1965
Bainbridge
Decatur County
Georgia, USA

Russell B. Yawn

Funeral services for Mr. Russell Benjamin Yawn, 87, year old Bainbridge resident, were conducted Tuesday, December 28 at 2:00 o'clock p. m. in Mount Olive Church with Rev. Earl Blanton officiating.

The deceased passed away December 27 in Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his wife the late Mrs. Mary Edna Cloud Yawn. He was a farmer and member of Black Jack Baptist Church.

Surviving are three sons, Chester and Eddie Yawn of Bainbridge and J. M. Yawn of Jacksonville, Fla.; two daughters Mrs. Mittie Owens, Valdosta, and Mrs. Ruby Poitevint, Lake City, Fla.; a sister, Mrs. Becky Miller, Brinson; seventeen grandchildren; thirty six great grandchildren and 25 great great grandchildren.

Those serving as active pallbearers were Jimmy Merkison, John Waiber, Tom Dodson, Watson Sasser, Owen Edmunds and Buford Edmunds.

Interment was in Mount Olive Cemetery with Ivey Funeral Home in charge.

Sources:
Volume 60, Number 1, Page 4-B, Thursday, January 6, 1966
World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Social Security Death Index

 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Mary Edna Cloud Yawn (1880 - 1956)*
  Connie Cloud Yawn (1883 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Judson Mansco Yawn (1903 - 1979)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olive Baptist Church Cemetery
Bainbridge
Decatur County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Winnette
Record added: Feb 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47828172
 

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- Winnette
 Added: Jun. 20, 2012
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