Dorothy Louise (Yearwood) Burdette

December 29, 1935 ~ August 22, 2017 (age 81)

Dorothy Louise “Dot” Yearwood Clark Burdette

On August 22, 2017, Dorothy Louise “Dot” Yearwood Clark Burdette of Mount Airy, GA passed away at Madison Health and Rehab in Madison, GA at the age of 81.  Born December 29, 1935 in Crawfordville, GA, she was the daughter of the late William Cale Yearwood, Sr. and Mamie Lee Dingler Yearwood.  Dot graduated from Georgia Teachers College which later became Georgia Southern with a Master’s Degree in education.  For thirty-five years she taught school in Broward County Schools in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.  She was a former member of Pompano Beach United Methodist Church and more recently attended church in Royston.  Dot loved to sing and spent her life showing Christ’s love in the community and with family and friends. 

Survivors include her son and his wife, Cary and Miriam Clark; a brother and his wife, Ralph and Jimmie Ruth Yearwood; stepsons, Michael Burdette, Gerry Burdette and Rodmann Burdette; step daughters, Dana Carey and Noelle Reese; five grandchildren, Jason Townsend, Amber Clark, Ashley Sanchez, Sarah Clark and Annabelle Clark; six great grandchildren, Gage, Logan, Riley, Kail, Nicholas and Adam; a number of nieces and nephews and many friends. Dot was preceded in death by her first husband, Don Byron Clark; her second husband, Rev. Milton Edward Burdette; and siblings, Gladys Rhodes, Mattie Lunceford, W. C. Yearwood, Jr., Allison Yearwood, Daniel Yearwood, Frank Yearwood, Emmett Yearwood, Clinton Yearwood and George McCollough.

Memorial Services will be held, Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Callaway Chapel with Rev. Anthony Rabern officiating.   Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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