Anita Yarborough

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  • "Grandma Nita always had a unique way of sending the kids..."
    - Amy Milian
  • "Dear Herb, So sorry to hear of your loss. We fondly..."
  • "My grandma, singing a sweet little song about Teddy..."
  • "The best mother. And one with always a sense of humor …..."
    - Margie O'Neill
  • "Oh, sweet Aunt Neta. Your smile and warmth will be missed..."
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Anita Annie Frieda Higgins Yarborough was born on March 19, 1926, in Addicks, Texas, to Carl and Louise Higgins. She died on May 6, 2013, in Conroe, Texas, at the age of 87.

Anita was predeceased by her son, Don C. Yarborough. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Herbert Lee Yarborough; a daughter, Margie and husband William O'Neill of New Braunfels, Texas; a daughter in law, Robin Cherry Yarborough of Montgomery, Texas; a brother, Milton Higgins, of Moulton, Texas; grandchildren, Patrick, Sean, and Kevin O'Neill, and Amy, Julie, Ginger, and Bart Yarborough. In addition, eight great grandchildren survive her.

Anita and Herb traveled extensively during their many years together, visiting many countries around the world. At one time, a wall in their bedroom was devoted to souvenirs from all of the countries they visited.

She was a retired employee of the GTE Corporation where she won many awards for her accomplishments.

Anita was a true lady who will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 11, 2013, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Addicks United Methodist Church, 1212 Highway 6 North, Houston, Texas 77084. The visitation will be followed by a funeral service at 1 p.m. Burial will take place at Addicks Bear Creek Cemetery on Highway 6 at Patterson Road.

Published on from May 10 to May 23, 2013
Arrangements under the direction of:
Earthman Hunters Creek Funeral Home
8303 Katy Fwy | Houston, TX 77024 | (713) 465-8900
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