Hooper Huddleston and Horner Funeral Homes and Cremation Service
59 N. Jefferson St.
Cookeville, TN 38501
YARBROUGH Pages (100+)
See More >
See More >


Obituary Condolences

YARBROUGH, Donna J. COOKEVILLE, TENNESSEE Visitation for Donna Jean Yarbrough of Cookeville will be held Wednesday February 5th from 4 to 6 pm at the Cookeville Chapel of Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Friday, February 7 at 2 pm (EST) in the Abbey Chapel of Westview Cemetery in Atlanta, Georgia with Vernon Plunkett officiating. Visitation will be from 1pm until service time at the Abbey Chapel. Interment will follow in the Westview Cemetery. Donna passed away quietly at her residence during the night of February 2, 2014 after a long illness. She was born in Atlanta on November 8, 1939 to the late Marvin and Katherine Juhlin. She attended public school in Atlanta and completed secondary education in Long Branch, New Jersey. Donna earned a BS degree in Sociology from Tennessee Technological University and served for several years as a social worker in the Tennessee Department of Human Services. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by sons, William Brewer Knight and David Wesley Knight. She is survived by two children, Cynthia Ann Schrader of Ackworth, Georgia and Michael Wylie Yarbrough; two younger sisters, Anne Jongema and Beverly Pineau both of Atlanta. In addition, Donna is survived by her long-time husband and companion David W. Yarbrough; grandchildren, Wesley, Lindsey, Megan, Amanda, Sarah and Alec, seven great-grandchildren and many friends in Putnam County, Atlanta and across the country. Donna's family suggests that instead of flowers memorial contributions be made to Children's Hospital at Scottish Rite (In Memory of Donna Jean Yarbrough) ATTN: Gift Processing, 168 Tullie Circle, Atlanta, GA 30329. Hooper Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home (931)526-6111 is in charge of arrangements. Share your thoughts and memories at www.hhhfunerals.com .
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Feb. 5, 2014
Read More