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Walt L. Yeomans

July 25, 1945 ~ November 24, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Walt Yeomans Obituary

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of  Mr. Walt L. Yeomans, age 78, of Swainsboro, GA, on Friday, November 24, 2023 in Alpharetta, Georgia  after an extended illness.

Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at 2:00 PM in the Swainsboro First Baptist Church with Rev. Casey Shaw officiating.   

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church.

Burial will be in the New Hope Church Cemetery near Lexsy, GA.  

Pallbearers will be Reece Yeomans, Christopher Smith, Bill Hubbard, David Graham, Tyler Yeomans and Nick Yeomans.

Honorary Pallbearers will be past and present employees of Yeomans and Associates Insurance Agency.  

Mr. Yeomans was born in San Antonio, TX, to Waldo and Evelyn Childs Yeomans. He was preceded in death by his parents and by a brother, Dr. Randy Yeomans. Mr. Yeomans was a native of Swainsboro until moving to Alpharetta 6 years ago. He was a 1963 graduate of Swainsboro High School with numerous accomplishments in basketball, tennis and public speaking. Walt enjoyed basketball and racquet sports even into his adult years. He was a member of the Men’s Quartet, UGA Men’s Glee Club, Theta Chi Fraternity and Gideon’s International. Walt graduated from University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science Degree. He was the owner of Yeomans and Associates Insurance Agency, South One Properties and Southern Heritage Group, Ltd., and a member of the First Baptist Church of Swainsboro. In addition to being a business owner, Walt was a general contractor and built houses. He was an avid UGA fan. Walt loved cooking for others and was famous for his “Walt Burgers”. Walt will be missed for his sense of humor, love of knowledge and his generosity.

Survivors include:

Wife of 55 years: Dinah Moore Yeomans of Alpharetta, GA.

Daughter: Kristy Y. Smith (Christopher) of Milton, GA.

Son: Eric Yeomans of Swainsboro, GA.

Brother: Ronny Yeomans (Karen) of Dublin, GA.

Grandchildren: Reece Yeomans, Ava Smith and Allyson Smith.

Nieces and Nephews

Remembrances may be made to Emanuel Animal Shelter, 343 Market Street, Swainsboro, GA 30401

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Walt L. Yeomans of Swainsboro, GA.

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November 28, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Swainboro First Baptist Church
240 W Main St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Funeral Service
November 28, 2023

2:00 PM
Swainboro First Baptist Church
240 W Main St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Interment following funeral service
November 28, 2023

New Hope Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery

Nunez, GA 30448


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