Frances Arthur Yearwood

August 5, 1925 ~ November 30, 2007 (age 82)

Frances Arthur Yearwood, age 82, of the Greshamville Community in Greene County, died Friday, November 30, 2007 at The Retreat in Monticello, GA. Born in Morgan County, Georgia on August 5, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Grady Ernest Arthur and Iona Lankford Arthur. She graduated from Madison High School and from Business School in Madison under Mrs. Fears. For awhile she was the secretary for Kay Tipton Law Offices in Madison. Mrs. Yearwood was a member of Fork Chapel United Methodist Church in Greshamville and enjoyed cooking and reading.

She is survived by her husband, John Burke "Pete" Yearwood, of the Greshamville Community; two daughters, Peggy Leach of Monticello, GA and Dianne Yearwood of the Greshamville Community; a brother, Ernest Arthur of Madison, GA; six grandchildren, Laurie Robinson, Amy Hart, Brad Moon, Kelly Moon, John Moon and Kerry Moon; five great grandchildren, Erica Hart, Benjamin Hart, Bethany Hart, Will Robinson and Kate Robinson; and a host of other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a son, John Arthur "Jay" Yearwood.

Graveside Services will be held on Sunday, December 2, 2007 at 2:00 p.m. at Watkinsville City Cemetery with Rev. Mike Pritchett officiating. Serving as pallbearers are Jeff Hart, Jason Robinson, Brad Moon, John Moon, Jerry Moon and Robert Taylor. The family requests that any memorials be made to The Retreat Nursing Home, 898 College Street, Monticello, GA 31064. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday night at the funeral home. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.

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