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Palestine, 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......
 
 

Received and transcribed by Judy Mount



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