Yaneli Lara-Zavala

Yaneli Lara-Zavala

Thursday, July 22nd, 1999 - Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021
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Yaneli Lara-Zavala, age 21, of Alto, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.

Born on July 22, 1999, in Demorest, she was a daughter of Leobardo Lara and Evangelina Zavala-Lara. Yaneli enjoyed going to Mexico to visit family and was an honor graduate of Habersham Central High School. She was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church and a lovely sister and daughter.

In addition to her parents, survivors include her fiancé, Jovanny Garrido of Cornelia; son, Anthony Jonathan Lara of Alto; brothers, Adrian Lara and Emiliano Lara, both of Alto; sister, Hailey Lara of Alto; paternal grandparents, David Lara and Elena Martinez; and maternal grandparents, Jesus Zavala and Gloria Nunez.

Funeral Mass will be held at 1:30 pm on Saturday, February 27, 2021 at St. Mark’s Catholic Church with Pastor José Luis Hernandez-A officiating.

Interment will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, February 28, 2021 at Level Grove Cemetery.

The family will receive friends beginning at 1 pm on Friday, February 26, 2021 at their residence, 199 Church Street, Alto, Georgia 30510.

Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, February 26th, 2021 | 1:00pm
    Friday, February 26th, 2021 1:00pm
    The Residence
    199 Church Street
    ALTO, GA 30510
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    The family will receive friends beginning at 1 pm, Friday, February 26, 2021.
  • Service

    Saturday, February 27th, 2021 | 1:30pm
    Saturday, February 27th, 2021 1:30pm
    St. Mark's Catholic Church
    5410 Highway 197 S
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Pastor Jose Luis Hernandez-A
  • Interment

    Level Grove Cemetery
    Level Grove Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Interment will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, February 28, 2021.

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Private Condolence

Sharon Drake

Posted at 04:49pm
Our deepest and sincere condolences. May the Lord give you peace and comfort you as only He can.

Sharon Canup

Posted at 06:49am
Mr. Leo,
We are truly sorry for the loss of your daughter. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Greg and Sharon Canup

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