Mrs. Yarber went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 7, 2013, from Habersham Home East.
Born Sept. 3, 1916, in Baldwin, she was the daughter of the late Felton and Ora Hill Lewallen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Yarber; daughters, Reba Martin and Jeanette Martin; sisters, Ruth James and Vivian Martin; brother, Vernon Lewallen; and sons-in-law, Vernon Maney and Charles Cross.
Mrs. Yarber was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Yarber was retired from Chicopee Manufacturing Company and formerly employed with Short Manufacturing Company.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Chris and Joe Walker of Cornelia, Sharon and Brantley Watkins of Alto; daughters, Ora Maney of Smyrna, Sarah Cross of Baldwin; son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Phillip and Janet Yarber of Mt. Airy; sisters, Purney Dockery of Palm Coast, Fla., Bunice Smith of Cornelia, Ramona Hill of Baldwin; brothers, Blakely Lewallen of Soperton, Robert Lewallen of Orlando, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Yarber family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.
The Northeast Georgian
April 10, 2013