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From: Dennis Yancey <>
Subject: [YANCEY-L] Sylvia Farmer Yancey
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2001 11:10:44 -0700

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WRENS, Ga. -- Mrs. Sylvia Farmer Yancey, 39, of 406 Williams St., died
Friday, April 24, 1998, at Medical College of Georgia Hospital, Augusta.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Stone Springfield African Methodist
Episcopal Church, Stapleton, with the Rev. Leroy Britt Sr. officiating.

Mrs. Yancey, a native of Jefferson County, was a member of Stone Springfield
African Methodist Episcopal Church, where she was a member of the gospel
choir. She was a member of Women in Action and a 1976 graduate of Wrens
High School.

The family said she was a kind, compassionate person whose friendliness
gained her many friends.

Survivors include one daughter, Karen D. Yancey; her mother, Sara Stapleton
Farmer, Wrens; two brothers, Harold Farmer, Wrens, and Clifford Farmer
Jr., Augusta; two sisters, Sandra Benjamin and Loretta Jordan, both of
Wrens; and two grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Claude Farmer, Leonard Farmer, Anthony Stewart, Bernard
Johnson, James Stewart and Leo Davis.

Friends may call at the residence.

The family will receive friends from noon to 9 p.m. today at Freeman Funeral

Thomson Funeral System, Thomson, is in charge of arrangements.

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