Mr. Samuel Kenneth Yarbrough of N. Hwy 81, Westville, went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday, July 30, 2013. He was 78. Mr. Yarbrough was born Feb. 1, 1935, in Holmes County, to the late Columbus Phillip and Hettie Irene Royals Yarbrough. He was inducted into the Alabama Hall of Fame for Fast Pitch Softball. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but most importantly he loved the Lord. He was a lifelong, faithful member of Hurricane Creek Baptist Church.
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In addition to his parents, a brother, Lavelle Yarbrough, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Cumi Gillman Yarbrough; one son, Richard Dale Yarbrough (Tena); one daughter, Vicki Locke (Billy); one brother, Phillip Yarbrough, Jr. (Sylvia), all of Westville; two sisters, Ouida Zorn, Westville, and Mary Goldbach (Victor), Pensacola; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, in the Hurricane Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Locke officiating. Mr. Yarbrough was placed into the church one hour prior to service time. Burial followed in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home and Crematory of Geneva directing. The family received friends at the funeral home Wednesday, July 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva, 334-684-9999, is in charge of arrangements. Express your condolences in our guest book at www.sorrellsfuneralhomes.com
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Aug. 7, 2013