Funeral services for Jesse Hall Yarber, 56, were held at 2 PM Sunday at Farmers Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Ralph Schubert and the Rev. R.R. Martin officiating. Mr. Yarber died Thursday at 5:05 PM at his home in Lake City. He was a member of Westside Baptist Church. He is survived by sons, Dewey James Yarber of Clinton, Leo John Yarber of Cleveland, Ohio, daughters Louise Johnson, Jessie Carroll, Mary Bullock all of Clinton, Rosa Mae Davis of Cincinnati, Ohio, father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. John H. Yarber of Dayton, Ohio, brothers, Rufe and Clyde Yarber of Clinton Rt. 2, half-brothers, Morgan of Ohio and Elmer of Kentucky, half-sisters, Thelma Rummel of Ohio, and Pauline Payneof Michigan, five step-sons, five step-daughters, 12 grandchildren. Burial was in Farmer Grove Cemetery.
Martin (Martin’s Funeral Home) of Lake City had charge.
Source: Clinton Courier April 4, 1957
[Submitted by Brenda Foster]