John Swanson Yarbrough Archives Obituaries
Last Updated on Thursday, 11-Aug-2005 18:46:45 MDTPalestine, Anderson Co., TX - 26 October 1972: John R. Yarbrough
PALESTINE HERALD PRESS 10-26-1972
JOHN YARBROUGH VETERAN PAPER EMPLOYEE DIES
John R. Yarbrough, former longtime employee of the Palestine Herald Press died at 3:15 Thursday in a local hospital. He was 74. Mr Yarbrough was born 10-18-1898 in Trinity, a son of the late Dr. Sam Houston Yarbrough and Mrs. Alixe Elizabeth Davis Yarbrough. A resident of Palestine since 1921 he retired in 1967 after 44 years employment as a printer for the Herald Press. He served in World War I.
Funeral Services will be at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, burial at Roselawn Cemetery.
Mr. Yarbrough is survived by his widow, Mrs. Nannie Fraizer Yarbrough of Palestine; one son, John Yarbrough Jr. of Palestine; two daughters, Mrs. Fritz (Dorothy) Rothermel of Houston and Mrs. Gerald (Johnnie) Hinson of Grapeland; two brothers, J.D. Yarbrough of Fort Worth and Loyd Houston Yarbrough of Harlingenl; two sisters, Mrs. P.W. (Clementine) Baker of Yoakum and Mrs. Lilly Mae (Sweet) Carpenter of Trinity; 7 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren......
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