Bessie Yarborough

Bessie Crawford Yarborough

Friday, November 29th, 1929 - Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Our beloved mother, Bessie Rosemary Yarbrough, passed away on September 15, 2019, in Gulf Breeze, Florida. She was born in Antwerp, Ohio, on September 29, 1929, to Mr. and Mrs. Eugene James Crawford. She was the 10th child of 12 and was the last of her siblings to leave this earth.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Yarbrough, and her son, David Byrd.

She is survived by her daughter, Edith English of Lilburn, GA. and her son, Kenneth Byrd of Gautier, MS, seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

She was a faithful church member for many years of Milton Community of Christ Church. She and her husband, Walt owned and operated Yarbrough Trucking, Inc. in Pace, FL for many years prior to Walt’s death.

A Graveside Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery, Pensacola.

Lewis Funeral Home of Milton has been entrusted with arrangements.

Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 10:30am
    Bayview Memorial Park Cemetery
    3351 Scenic Highway
    PENSACOLA, FL 32503
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Peggy Elliott Cooney

Posted at 08:31pm
To Bessie's family so sorry to hear of her passing. I had not seen her in many years--but worked with her many years ago at Vanity Fair--She was a very precious person who I am thankful that had the pleasure to know.Cherish your memories and she will always be with you in your hearts...many fond memories of her from our Vanity Fair Days

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