Anne Dunlap Youmans, 79, a longtime resident of Macon, died peacefully Thursday, May 30, 2019.. Born in Columbus Georgia in 1939, Anne was the daughter of Robert Cleveland Dunlap and Margina Gates Dunlap. She was raised in Macon where she attended A.L. Miller High School followed by Sweet Briar College. Anne was predeceased by her beloved husband of 52 years, George Youmans, whom she married in 1961. George’s naval career took them around the country where they made dear friends at every stop. In 1976, Anne and George moved their family back to Macon where she began her long career at Ship and Shore Travel.
Anne was passionate about travel, leading tours around the world, visiting every continent except Antarctica. Anne’s favorite pastime aside from traveling was spending time with her family and friends at the beach and doting on her beloved Scotties. Anne was a lifetime member of Vineville United Methodist Church, Webb Sunday School class, the Junior League of Macon, Potpourri Garden Club, Shirley Hills Garden Club and the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America.
Anne is survived by her children George Youmans (Laura) of Macon, GA, Cleveland Gaynor (Art) of Hoschton, GA, Anne Brooks Rudzki (J.R.) of Bethesda, MD, and grandchildren, Gus Youmans of Washington, D.C., Cali Gaynor of Fayetteville, GA, Bobby, Juliet, and Lucy Rudzki of Bethesda, MD, her sister Gina Cogswell of Atlanta, GA, nieces Alden Rice (Travis) of Mechanicsville, VA and Gini Pingenot (Trent) of Denver, CO and her brother in law Bubba Youmans (Janice) of Oklahoma City, OK.
The family would like to thank Geraldine and Reginald Ogletree, her loyal friends and companions, for their care and devotion for the past 25 years. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Vineville United Methodist Church, the Salvation Army or the charity of your choice.
Visitation will be 5-7pm Friday, May 31 at Hart’s at the Cupola. A memorial service will be held at 11am, Saturday, June 1, 2019, at Vineville United Methodist Church with Dr. Jimmy Asbell and Dr. Billy Oliver officiating.
Register online at www.hartsmort.com
Hart’s Mortuary and Cremation Center at the Cupola, 6324 Peake Road, Macon, GA 31210 has charge of arrangements.