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Meridene S. Yancey

April 25, 1924 ~ November 23, 2018 (age 94)

Meridene S. Yancey, 94, of Atlanta, GA died Friday November 23, 2018. 

The funeral will be held at 11:00 am Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel with Rev. Greg Smith officiating.

She was born in New Athens, IL, graduated from Fulton High School in Atlanta, GA and was retired from her career as an Administrative Assistant with Interfinancial, Inc. in Atlanta.  She served as a volunteer for the Dekalb Hospital Auxillary for a number of years.  She was a previous long-time member of Mountain Park First Baptist Church (Stone Mountain, GA), and Chapel Woods Presbyterian Church (Decatur/Snellville, GA) prior to that.

She is survived by her children; son, Paul Schwartz (& Victoria) and daughter, Laurel (Laura) Schwartz (& Jeb Bettis); grandchildren, Carla Schwartz, Brian Schwartz, Laura Roberts (& Chuck), Mike Bettis and Christine Bettis; great grandsons, Liam Roberts and Ethan Roberts; nephew, Fred and niece, Peggy.

She was preceded in death by her husband, L.Wayne Yancey, her brothers, William and Clyde and her first husband, Frederick Schwartz.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Alzheimer’s Association ( in her memory.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 - 11:00 am Wednesday at Bill Head Funeral Homes & Crematory, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel, (770) 564-2726.



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