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Carol Hodges Yawn

December 17, 1946 — March 30, 2024

Statesboro

Carol Hodges Yawn, age 77, passed away Saturday, March 30, 2024 at St. Joseph’s/Candler Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. Carol was a life-long resident of Bulloch County and graduated from Statesboro High School in 1965. 

After graduation she followed the love of her life to the University of Georgia where both graduated before returning to Statesboro to marry in 1969. She enjoyed her time as a stay-at-home Mom while her children were young. Later she pursued her career as a counselor at Statesboro High School retiring in 2008.

Carol enjoyed serving her community as a past-president of the Statesboro Service League in 1984-85. She was an active member of Statesboro First United Methodist Church where she was involved in Sunday School and many Bible studies. Later she was instrumental in the establishment of Connection Church where she attended faithfully with her family.

Carol would consider her greatest accomplishment to be her three children, who she cherished beyond measure. Her true joy was her grandchildren who she loved unconditionally. She was adored by her whole family, who affectionately called her C.C.

Carol was preceded in death by her faithful husband, Bruce Yawn; her parents, Julian and Sara Reid Hodges; her husband’s parents, Snooky and Nancy Yawn. 

She is survived by her three children and their spouses, Jeff and Megan Yawn, Nancy and Chad Wiggins, and Susan and Brandon Williams; her grandchildren, Bruce Yawn, Hannah Yawn, Luke Yawn, Davis Wiggins and wife Mikay, Avery Wiggins, Mollie Wiggins, Dake Williams, Jackson Williams and Reid Williams; her brother and his wife, Bird and Betty Hodges; her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Billy and Lynda Yawn;  her brother-in-law, Bobby Yawn; and her aunt, Carolyn Bowen Christian. Also, she is survived by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

Visitation will be Monday April 1, 2024 from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at Connection Church

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at 11:00 AM at Connection Church, officiated by Brandon Williams. The service will be livestreamed on Connection Church Statesboro Facebook page. There will be a private burial following the service.

Pallbearers will be Davis Wiggins, Bruce Yawn, Luke Yawn, Dake Williams, Jackson Williams, Reid Williams, Brannen Hodges, Will Yawn, Drew Yawn, Mathis Lanier, and Jack Lanier.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to Connection Church, 1342 Cawana Road, Statesboro, Georgia 30461.

Deal Funeral Directors of Statesboro is in charge of the arrangements.
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Monday, April 1, 2024

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Connection Church Statesboro

1342 Cawana Rd, Statesboro, GA 30461

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Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Connection Church Statesboro

1342 Cawana Rd, Statesboro, GA 30461

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