Yarbrough passes away at age 80
Clyde Demar Yarbrough, Sr., 80, of Salado, died at his residence Aug. 26.
Services were held 10 a.m. Aug. 30 at Heartfield Funeral Home in Belton with Rev. Roy Smith officiating. Burial was in the Resthaven Cemetery south of Belton.
Yarbrough was born Oct. 3, 1921 in Aliceville, Alabama to Walter Demar and Lola Mae Mitchell Yarbrough. He attended Mississippi State University, where he studied business. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII as an M.P. at Ft. Benning, Georgia. Following his discharge from the Army, he worked in sales at various levels. He married Elva Fellers on Feb. 6, 1991 in Youngsport. Yarbrough was a member of Lawler Baptist Church and formerly served as a Deacon at Youngsport Baptist Church. He had been a resident of Salado for the past 13 years, moving here from Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Survivors include his wife, Elva Fellers Yarbrough of Salado; one son, Clyde D. Yarbrough, Jr. of China Spring; two daughters, Marcia Bock ofMemphis, Tennessee and Nancy Smith of Sturgis, South Dakota; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty La Vernce Russell Yarbrough in 1990 and a sister, Gladys Kline.
Memorials may be made to Lawler Baptist Church, 590 CR 229, Florence, TX 76527 or S& W Hospice, 240 I S. 31 St., Temple, TX 76508.
Heartfield Funeral Home in Belton is in charge of arrangements.