Mrs. Carol Elizabeth Yancey of Rum Road, Westville, was escorted into heaven Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013. She was 67. Carol was born Aug. 31, 1945, in Lake Wales, to the late Brown Alvie and Bonnie Corrine Parrish Tindell. After 28 years of service she retired with the Holmes County School Board faithfully working in the accounting office. Carol was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was totally devoted to her family and loved them dearly. New Hope Baptist Church was blessed to have her as a member for 35 years.
In addition to her parents; a son, Christopher Brown Yancey; a brother, Donald Brown Tindell and a sister, Barbara Alice Foxworth, preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Joseph Henry "Joey" Yancey, Westville; one daughter, Elizabeth Hope Hall (Ricky), Westville; two sons, Joseph Bryan Yancey (Jennifer) and Gregory Henry Yancey (Cindy), all of Bonifay; 13 grandchildren, Emerald, Andrew, Sebastian, William, Justin, Josh, Courtney, Jill, Scotty, Emily, Wyatt, Nikki and Jeffrey and other extended family and friends.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, in the New Hope Baptist Church with her son-in-law, the Rev. Ricky Hall and grandson, the Rev. Justin Hall officiating. Mrs. Yancey was placed into the church one hour prior to service time. Burial followed in the Mt. Ida Congregational Methodist Church Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home and Crematory of Geneva directing. The family received friends at the funeral home Sunday, August 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. Serving as pallbearers will be Josh Hall, Andrew Fox, Wyatt Yancey, Dusty Messer, Devin Atwell and Darryl Messer.