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James Yarbrough


Funeral services for James Yarbrough, 73 retired Frisco railroad employee who died at his home, 708 North Main, at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, will be held at Pyffe's chapel Thursday afternoon, the hour as yet to be determined.
Rev. E.W. Harrison, pastor of the Christian Church, will officiate.
Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery.
Mr. Yarbrough retired from the Frisco in July, 1938, after a period of service of more than 45 years. He had lived in Blackwell for about 30 years. being engaged as foreman of a section crew during his work from the city depot.
He was born in Memphis, Tenn. May 11, 1867. His death followed a 3-month illness.
Mr. Yarbrough was a member of the Christian Church.
Surviving are his wife: three daughters, Mrs. Alma Condon, Elk Falls, Kansas, Mrs. Grace Vey, Seattle Washington, and Mrs. Ethel Paulson, Oklahoma City; two sons, Wilbur of West Plains, Mo. and William of Blackwell; one sister, Mrs. Mary Moore of Peidmont, Kans., and a brother, Sam Yarbrough of San Bernardino, Calif.
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