The Obituary for Mrs. Emma Ruth Yarbrough (Tallapoosa & Coosa Counties)


Mrs. Emma Ruth Yarbrough
1948 – 2021

Funeral Service for Mrs. Emma Ruth Yarbrough, 73, of Goodwater, Alabama, will be Friday, February 26, 2021 at 2:00 pm at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Bro. Norman Strickling will officiate. Burial will follow in the Russell Farms Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday, February 26, 2021 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm at Radney Funeral Home.

Mrs. Yarbrough passed away on Monday, February 22, 2021 at her residence. She was born on January 21, 1948 in Tallapoosa County, Alabama to Thomas Heflin Nelson and Cynthia Belle Taylor Nelson. Emma Ruth was a loving wife and mother. She enjoyed cooking and canning for her family.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Thomas Junior Yarbrough of Goodwater; son, Thomas Wayne Yarbrough and sister, Mary Earl Tidwell

She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Pearlie Mae Davis, Voncile Grisham; brothers, Jessie and Junior Nelson.

All visitations and services will be held in compliance with the mandated rules from Alabama Dept. of Public Health.

Radney Funeral Home of Alexander City, AL is directing.