September 16, 2021

Mrs. Bridget L. Yearta

Mrs. Bridget L. Yearta, age 72 of Franklin, passed away March 31, 2021.

She was born March 6, 1949 in Batavia, New York, daughter of the late Louis Charles Seppe, Sr and the late Rebecca Alene Van Zant Seppe.

She loved to clean and made it her profession and was a member of Yellow Dirt Baptist Church.

She loved to cook for her family, enjoyed playing video games with her grandchildren, collecting Christmas Bears, and loved flowers. But most of all she loved her grandchildren and spending time with them.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brothers, Russell Seppe, Frank Seppe, and Louis Seppe, JR.

She is survived by her husband of more than 40 years, Glady Yearta; her children, Georgia Parker of Franklin, Thomas Caito of Franklin, Sheri Powers of Graham, AL, Michelle Cook (Ron) of Newnan, and Paul Caito of Hogansville; sister, Louise Volpe of NY; brother, Gregory Seppe of NY; 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 11:00 AM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel. Interment will follow in Yellow Dirt Baptist Church Cemetery with Bonnie Yearta, Casey Seals, Austin Brown, Ryan Coker, Justice Khan, and Thomas Cook serving as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends at Martin & Hightower Funeral Home on Monday, April 5, 2021 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM.

Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at

Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel has charge of the arrangements.

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