Mrs. Peggy Yawn Lott, 86
Mrs. Peggy Yawn Lott, 86, of Baxley passed away Feb. 15 at Lakeview Retirement Home under the care of Hospice of South Georgia.
Mrs. Lott was born on Nov. 26, 1936, in Jeff Davis County to the late Theodore Roosevelt Yawn and the late Sadie Williams Yawn. She was a member of Midway Baptist Church and was a farmer and homemaker. She was an officer and member of the Altamaha Homemakers Club. Mrs. Lott was a former member of the Appling County Young Farmers and the Altamaha Fire Department. She was a devoted wife and loving mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Homer Eugene Lott; grandson, Jonathan Wayne Lott; and great-granddaughter, Hadley Brooke Beasley; brothers, Wilton Yawn and Buster Yawn; and sister, Barbara Yawn Prim.
Survivors include her daughters, Beverly (William) Cauley of Soperton and Janine (Jimmy) Hunter of Baxley; son, Wayne (Tammie) Lott of Baxley; sisters, Carolyn Ridenour of Crumpler, N.C., Glynis Carter of Jacksonville, Fla., Mary Magnuson of Grassy Creek, S.C., Lynette Krawiec of Jacksonville, Fla.; sister-in-law, Rose Yawn of Baxley; six grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 18 at Midway Baptist Church with the Rev. Keith Yawn, the Rev. Benji McReady and the Rev. Michael Beecher officiating and a eulogy by Jana Yawn. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers were James Hunter, Grant Beasley, Brandon Harrelson, Will Cauley, Daniel Williamson, Jason Funderburke, Mason Funderburke and Kadan Williamson.
Honorary pallbearers were employees of Hospice of South Georgia, staff of Lakeview Retirement Home, former caregivers, Midway Baptist Church Senior Ladies Sunday School Class, Caroline Anderson and staff, and all friends in attendance.
Remembrances may be made to Midway Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Tammie Lott, 6605 Nails Ferry Road, Baxley, GA 31513.
Swain Funeral Home was in charge.