Mrs. Emma Jean Kelley Yarbrough of Rum Road, Westville, Florida passed away Sunday, November 4, 2012. She was 71.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 8, 2012, at Midway United Methodist Church with Rev. Mike Burch and Rev. James Lolley officiating. Mrs. Yarbrough will be placed into the church one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, November 7, from 6 until 8 p.m.
Mrs. Yarbrough was born July 1, 1941, to the late J.D. "Buck" and Mamie Jackson Kelley. After 22 years of service she retired from Van Heusen as a sewing machine operator and later worked for the Opp News. She was a very loving and devoted mother, grandmother, aunt and sister. She was a member of Midway United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents her husband, Jerry Wayne Yarbrough, her brother, Charles Kelley, a niece, Wendy Thomas and her special friend, Minnie Crews, all preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters: Becky Hollobaugh (Jerry), Westville, and Lisa Sutherland (Jason), Coosada, AL; three sons: Lamar Yarbrough (Cindy), Bruce Yarbrough, all of Westville, and Michael Yarbrough (Connie), Yuma, AZ; a special lady whom she loved as one of her own daughters, Leslie Yarbrough, Swansboro, NC; three sisters: Christine Tyler (Tex), Andalusia, Sue Owens (Howard), Red Level, AL and Patsy George (Gene), Sanford, AL; 12 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends.
Serving as pallbearers will be William Brewer, Roger Yarbrough, Eric Craft, Jarrett Yarbrough, John Commander, and Allen Russell.