Helen L. Yarbrough

WILLIAMSBURG - Helen L. Yarbrough, age 87, of Williamsburg, passed away on August 2, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Yarbrough; parents, Clewis and Ollie Leggitt; brother, Matthew Leggitt; and sister, Jean Del-Manzo. Helen received her Teaching Certification from the Georgia College for Women and taught in Thomaston, GA for 3 years. During the 50's and 60's, she worked as a secretary for Pan American Airways. Helen enjoyed drinking coffee with friends, gardening, bowling, bridge, jigsaw and crossword puzzles. Helen is survived by her son, Scott Yarbrough and his wife Sonia; daughter, Patricia Bailey and her husband Keith; and grandchildren, Alexandra and Phillip Bailey, Cybil, Chelsea, and Douglas Gabrish. Family Advice and how she lived: "Work hard, always tell the truth, and pray daily." A service will be held at Patriots Colony, 6200 Patriots Colony Dr., Williamsburg, VA on Thursday, August 7 at 3:00PM. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to . Online condolences may be offered at www.nelsencares.com.

Funeral Home

Nelsen Funeral Home - Williamsburg
3785 Strawberry Plains Rd. Williamsburg, VA 23188
(757) 565-1141

Published in Daily Press on Aug. 6, 2014