2018-02-07 / Obituaries

Alex "Joe" Yarbrough

Mr. Alex “Joe” Yarbrough, age 76, of 155 Bradsher Road, departed this life at his residence on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. He was a native of Person County and a member of Old Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

He is survived by seven children, Deborah Tinnin, Wendy Hall, Curtis Yarbrough, Lisa Henderson (James), Andrea Yarbrough and Cheryl Jones (John), and Kevin Yarbrough of Durham; one sister, Helen Jones; special grandsons, Tavis Yarbrough of the home and Patrick Yarbrough of Bowling Green, Kentucky; 14 additional grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

The funeral service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 at 12 p.m. at Old Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 1111 Oak Grove Mt. Zion Road, Roxboro, NC 27574, with the Rev. Clyde A. Glass, pastor, officiating and providing the eulogy. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday at the funeral home from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. with the family present during the last hour from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of his daughter, 244 Shore Creek Drive, Roxboro, NC 27574.

The body will lie in state in the church for one hour prior to the service.

Cunningham and Nelson Funeral Directors are in charge of the service of comfort for Mr. Alex “Joe” Yarbrough.

Online condolences may be expressed at cunninghamnelsonfuneralhome.com.

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