Juanita "Tillie" Caroldean Yarbro, 92, of Poplar Bluff, MO passed away on March 10, 2023 at Mark Twain Caring Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
Tillie was born on May 22, 1930, to Howard and Gertrude McPherson in Faulkner County, Arkansas. She married Jack Rayford Yarbro on July 6, 1947, in Piggott AR..
Tillie was a hardworking woman that raised three children while working in the cotton field. She was a rural carrier for 30 years starting in 1960 for USPS in Poplar Bluff MO, she liked to read, bowl, garden, and spend her winters in Florida. Her favorite thing to do was spend time with her children and grandchildren. She loved fiercely and was incredibly protective of those she loved. She will be missed by all her family and friends.
Tillie is survived by 3 children: Don (Brenda) Yarbro, Jerry (Sally) Yarbro and Carol Yarbro, 7 grandchildren: Ryan (Jane) Yarbro, Neil (Shellie) Yarbro, Dana (Tommy) Lemon, Derrick Lee (Misty) Yarbro Scott, Megan (Brian) Hicks, LaChelle (Shaun) Warbington Arredondo, Keli Robertson Broadstock, 12 Great-grandchildren: Zachary, Cooper, Brendan, Blake, and Bodey Yarbro, Jareth Wilson, Christopher Lemon, Kinsley Hicks, Asylyn and Callie Arredondo, and Lyra and Dalton Broadstock. One brother: Eugene McPherson and several nieces and nephews.
Tillie was preceded by her parents, husband: Jack Rayford Yarbro, and 10 Siblings: Mayrene, Walter, Coy, Corene, James, Virginia, Bill, Howard, Margie, and Johny.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2023, 5:30-7:00 pm at Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral & Cremation Services in Poplar Bluff, MO.
Funeral services will be on Monday, March 13, 2023, 10:00 am with Kevin Murray officiating. Burial will take place at Browns Chapel immediately following.
Cotrell Willow Ridge Funeral & Cremation Services is honored to serve the family of Juanita Caroldean Yarbro.
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