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Lillian Lewallen Yarber
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Funeral services for Lillian Lewallen Yarber, 96, of Cornelia, are scheduled for 2 p.m. today, April 10, at Grace Baptist Church with the Rev. Phillip Yarber, the Rev. Gene Todd and the Rev. Billy Burrell officiating. Burial will follow in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Yarber went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 7, 2013, from Habersham Home East.

Born Sept. 3, 1916, in Baldwin, she was the daughter of the late Felton and Ora Hill Lewallen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Yarber; daughters, Reba Martin and Jeanette Martin; sisters, Ruth James and Vivian Martin; brother, Vernon Lewallen; and sons-in-law, Vernon Maney and Charles Cross.

Mrs. Yarber was a member of Grace Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Yarber was retired from Chicopee Manufacturing Company and formerly employed with Short Manufacturing Company.

Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Chris and Joe Walker of Cornelia, Sharon and Brantley Watkins of Alto; daughters, Ora Maney of Smyrna, Sarah Cross of Baldwin; son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Phillip and Janet Yarber of Mt. Airy; sisters, Purney Dockery of Palm Coast, Fla., Bunice Smith of Cornelia, Ramona Hill of Baldwin; brothers, Blakely Lewallen of Soperton, Robert Lewallen of Orlando, Fla.; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.

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Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.

The Northeast Georgian

April 10, 2013