Kathryn Alene DuBard Yarbrough, a lifetime member of New Hope Lutheran Church, left the Church Militant to join the Church Triumphant on Sunday, October 20, 2019. She was 91 years old.
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Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, October 25, 2019 at Culpepper Funeral Home. Burial will be in the New Hope Lutheran Church Cemetery in Sallis, MS. Visitation will be Friday, October 25, 2019 from 12 Noon until 2:00 P.M. at Culpepper Funeral Home.
Mrs. Yarbrough was born December 22, 1927 in Sallis, Mississippi to the late Ernest and Willie Morgan DuBard. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Jim Yarbrough; infant son James DuBard Yarbrough; sisters Mary Ella Goolsby Blichfeldt and Margaret Grace Coffey and their husbands.
She is survived by her son Boyd Dubard Yarbrough, her grandson Boyd Dubard Yarbrough, II (Diana Gardner); nephew John Goolsby (Kim) and family; nieces Suzan Coffey Kirkland (Larry) and Kathy Coffey Warren and their families.
Kathryn graduated from Sallis High School (valedictorian); and from Holmes Jr. College, and Mississippi State University, with a BS and Master’s in Business Education. She taught in the Sallis and McAdams schools for 36 years. Kathryn was a member of Phi Kappa Phi and Delta Kappa Gamma.
She was active in her church where she served as a Sunday School teacher and Council Secretary and in various other ways on local church and synodical levels. Also active in her community, she was a member and past Regent of Samuel Chapter, DAR and, with her husband, helped out at Rosalie (State DAR Shrine) for 18 years. She was a member and past president of Sallis 20th Century Club, GFWC/MFWC for 66 years and a member of Attala County Retired Teachers.