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Bruce Yawn

March 9, 1947 — January 20, 2022

Larry Bruce Yawn, age 74, passed away very suddenly Thursday afternoon, January 20th, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center after heart complications.

Bruce was a native of Sumter County, Georgia, and had lived in Sylvania a few years before moving to Statesboro, Georgia. He was the owner of Snooky’s Restaurant for many years until it closed.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father, Nancy and Snooky Yawn.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Hodges Yawn; two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy Wiggins (Chad) and Susan Williams (Brandon); son and daughter-in-law, Jeff Yawn (Megan); two brothers and a sister-in-law, Billy Yawn (Lynda) and Bobby Yawn; brother-in law, J. Bird Hodges, Jr. (Betty) all of Statesboro. Surviving grandchildren are Davis Wiggins, Avery Wiggins, Mollie Wiggins, Dake Williams, Jackson Williams, Reid Williams, Hannah Yawn, Bruce Yawn and Luke Yawn all of Statesboro. Also, he is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be Saturday, January 22, 2022 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at Connection Church.

Funeral services for Mr. Yawn will be held Sunday afternoon, January 23, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Connection Church with Reverend Brandon Williams officiating.

A Private Family burial will be held at Bulloch Memorial Gardens.

Active Pallbearers will be grandsons and great nephews.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Synovus Board of Directors, Snooky’s Former Employees and Bulloch County Development Authority Board of Directors.

Memorials may be made to Connection Church, 1342 Cawana Road, Statesboro, Georgia 30461.

Deal Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Bruce Yawn, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, January 22, 2022

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Sunday, January 23, 2022

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