October 17, 2021

YARBROUGH, Betty Jean Anderson Apr 3, 1938 – Oct 12, 2021

Funeral service for Betty Jean Anderson Yarbrough, 83, of Jonesville, Louisiana will be held at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Jonesville Friday, October 15, 2021, with Bro. Matthew Murrell officiating. Interment will follow to Heard Cemetery in Manifest, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home.
Betty was born Sunday, April 3, 1938 in Athens and passed away Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at her residence. In 1956, Betty graduated from Athens High School, where she played the french horn for the Golden Eagle Band and was a majorette. She worked at Redstone Arsenal in Madison County, AL. Betty was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church of Jonesville, where she led the Children's Choir and was Superintendent of Sunday School. She was the Brownie Scout Leader and a Girl Scout Troop Leader. She was a member of Jonesville Women's Club where she served as president for three years. In 1985, Betty was named Jonesville Woman of the Year. She was a member of Catahoula Mental Health Association, and served as president for several years. She was a charter member of Panola Woods Country Club and loved golfing and bowling. Betty had a deep passion for music, and she took great pride giving piano lessons to her students. She was also in the Hand Bell Choir. She loved her kitties and doggies and all of nature. Betty was a true Southern Belle, and enjoyed cooking her southern dishes for her family. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, friend, and so much more. Betty taught us the importance of Godly Grace; she was gentle, kind, compassionate, and sacrificed all for her family and everyone else. If you knew our sweet momma she called you Sugah, because she loved you!
She was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, David Yarbrough, Sr.; son, David Yarbrough, Jr.; parents, Sam Jones Anderson and Elizabeth Simmons Anderson; and brother, Billy Don Anderson.
Betty leaves behind her daughter, Amy Sexton & her husband Stephen of Lafayette, Louisiana; daughter, Robin Mophett & her husband Stephen of Jonesville, Louisiana; daughter, Kristy Yarbrough of West Monroe, Louisiana; grandsons, David Sexton, Aron Sexton, Gareth Mophett, and Gavin Mophett; granddaughter, Bailey Mophett & her fiance' Cameron Rodgers; grandson, Tyler Trisler & his wife Audrey; and granddaughter, Brittany Guillot; two brothers, Sam Anderson & his wife Pat and Neil Anderson & his wife Patty; sister, Barbara Dunlap; sister-in-law, Liz Anderson; great-grandchildren, Ruby, Beau, Tristen, Trigger, and Joshua; and God-sent angel, Maxine Lancaster.
Pallbearers will be Gareth Mophett, Gavin Mophett, Tyler Trisler, David Sexton, Aron Sexton, and Cameron Rodgers.
The family will receive friends at First united Methodist Church of Jonesville beginning at 11 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. Friday, October 15, 2021.
To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.youngsfh.com.
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