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May 6, 2014

Patricia Edna Gladney Yancey

MOULTRIE — Patricia Edna Gladney Yancey, 86, of Moultrie, died Monday, May 5, 2014 at Agape Health and Rehab in Moultrie. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Mount Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronald Barrett officiating assisted by the Rev Andy Cashwell.   Interment will follow at Cobb Suncrest Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be Steve Bass, Carlton Dunlap, Larry Lairsey, Terry Smith, Sammy Williamson and J.A. Norman. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. today at Cobb Funeral Chapel.

Born Sept. 30, 1927 in Augusta, she was the daughter of the late J.W. and Ruth Sheppard Gladney.

She was a homemaker and a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her daughters, Shirley R. Winnie, Frieda J. Macat; and her brothers, Kyle S. Maley Jr. and Raymond W. Gladney.

Survivors include her husband, Herman Wallace Yancey of Moultrie; her son, Vernon F. Yancey and wife Elizabeth of Sycamore; special daughter, Marie Smith of Texas; six grandchildren, Patricia Douglas and husband Levi of Norman Park, Joyce Caton and husband Billy, Chad Yancey all of Sycamore, Richard Simmons, Skippy Simmons, Timmy Simmons and wife Brandi all of Phoenix, Ala.; 18 great-grandchildren; and her caretaker, Tommie Branch.

Cobb Funeral Chapel has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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