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 Dorothy Marie <I>Hill</I> Yarborough

Dorothy Marie Hill Yarborough

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Death 23 Dec 2006 (aged 86)
Burial Peggs, Cherokee County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 17307798 · View Source
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Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Marie Yarborough 86 of Tulsa and formerly of Locust Grove, Ok will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, December 27, 2006 in the Community Church of Peggs, Ok. Rev. Rex Hendrickson will officiate and burial will follow in the New Home Cemetery in Peggs, Ok. Services are under the direction of the Key Funeral Home of Locust Grove, Ok. Mrs. Yarborough was born on March 1, 1920 in Peggs, Ok. She died on December 23, 2006 in Tulsa, Ok. The daughter of Henry Hill & Mary (Miller) Hill she grew up and attended school at Oak Hill Elementary school and graduated from Bagley High School in Tahlequah in 1938. She then attended the Northeastern State Teachers College in Tahlequah earning her degree in teaching in 1942. She was married to Mr. Leonard Yarborough on January 24, 1942 in Sapulpa, Ok. She and her husband Leonard were educators in the Locust Grove Schools, she as a teacher for 36 years and Leonard as Superintendent for 25 years they both retired in 1982. Her hobbies included cooking and gardening. She was a member of the Peggs Community Church, The Oklahoma Educators Association, the Northeast Oklahoma Educators Association, the Kappa Kappa Iota and the Retired Teachers Association. Mrs. Yarborough had lived in Tulsa since 2000 when she became a resident of the St. Simeon Episcopal Nursing Center. SURVIVORS INCLUDE: Her children: Halline Littlefield & husband Jerry of Tulsa, Ok Dr. William H. Yarborough & wife Renae of Tulsa, OK
3-Grandchildren: David Littlefield, Stacy King & husband Brian, and Josh Yarborough ALL OF TULSA, OK

3-STEP GRANDCHILDREN

5-GREAT GRAND CHILDREN

AND A HOST OF NIECES, NEPHEWS AND MANY FRIENDS

SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY: HER HUSBAND LEONARD ON JULY 6, 1993 8 BROTHERS & HER PARENTS

FRIENDS ARE DONATING TO: THE ST. SIMEON FUND 3701 N. CINCINNATI AVE. TULSA, OK 74106.


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  • Created by: Phil & Donna (Stricklan) Whitaker
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17307798
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Marie Hill Yarborough (1 Mar 1920–23 Dec 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17307798, citing New Home Cemetery, Peggs, Cherokee County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Phil & Donna (Stricklan) Whitaker (contributor 4308835) .