Obituaries for Sunday, September 13, 2009

Published 5:00 am Monday, September 14, 2009

Betty Joe Boyd

Services for Betty Joe Boyd, of Jayess, were noon Saturday,Sept. 12, at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel with burial in ProvidenceBaptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Boyd, 78, died Sept. 10, 2009, at Lawrence County Hospital.She was born in Jayess on Nov. 27, 1930, to Benton Estus Robertsand Marie Morgan Roberts.

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She was a homemaker. She was a member of Topeka BaptistChurch.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, GeorgeBoyd; and her daughter, Dewaynna Boyd.

Survivors are her grandson, Brian Rutland, of Brookhaven; andher great-grandchildren, Tyler Rutland and Brooks Rutland.

Patricia W. Yeatman

Funeral services and a rosary for Patricia W. Yeatman, formerlyof Wesson and LaPlace, La., are 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, atVance-Brooks Funeral Home Chapel in Columbus, Ga. The Rev. ScottWinchel will officiate.

Visitation is Sunday from 4 p.m. until the time of the serviceat the funeral home.

Ms. Yeatman, 64, died Sept. 10, 2009, in Columbus. She was bornin Memphis, Tenn. on Feb. 2, 1945, to Laura Loretta Flaherty andJerry Preston Wells.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her beloved niece, SaraWells Bonee; her beloved aunt, Marguerite (Sissy) Hodges; heruncle, Thomas Hodges; and her maternal and paternalgrandparents.

Survivors are her daughters, Mary Kathleen Harrington andhusband, Raymond, of Box Springs, Ga., Susan Ellen Yeatman, of Ft.Walton Beach, Fla., and Doris Michelle Watson, Patricia MarieEmfinger and Ruth Ann Campbell, all of Brookhaven; her brother,Jerry Joseph Wells, of Tullahoma, Tenn.; and 10 grandchildren,including eight grandsons and two granddaughters.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’sChildren’s Hospital, 505 N. Parkway, Memphis, TN 38105.