John Wesley Yarbro

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

John Wesley Yarbro, age 71 of Manila, died Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, at his home. Born at Portageville, Mo., he was the son of the late Willie Henry and Ethel Wigington Yarbro and had been a Manila area resident for nearly 50 years. He was a retired farmer and was a member of the Blackwater Church of God near Manila.

Survivors include, five brothers, James Yarbro of Osceola, Thomas Yarbro of Fayette, Ohio, William Yarbro of Jonesboro, George Yarbro of Kennett, Mo., and Bobby Yarbro of Kennett, Mo.; two Sisters, Frances Murphy of Leachville and Edna Yarbro of Manila. He also leaves many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Gary Hyde officiating. Burial will follow in Manila Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Thursday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.

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