Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, August 19, 2013, in the New Hope Baptist Church with her son-in-law, Rev. Ricky Hall and grandson, Rev. Justin Hall officiating. Mrs. Yancey will be placed into the church one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow in the Mt. Ida Congregational Methodist Church Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home and Crematory of Geneva directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, August 18, from 6 until 8 p.m.
Carol was born August 31, 1945, in Lake Wales, Florida 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; other extended family and friends.