Mrs. Betty Scoggins Yarbrough, age 83, of Rockmart, GA passed away suddenly Monday, June 25, 2018 at her residence.
She was born in the Flint Hill Community of Floyd County, Georgia on November 20, 1934, a daughter of Griffin Scoggins and Adele Agan Scoggins. Mrs. Yarbrough had lived the greater part of her life in the Floyd and Polk County area. She was a member of the Flint Hill Baptist Church where she sang in the choir and taught Sunday School. Mrs. Yarbrough was a graduate of Pepperell High School and attended West Georgia Business College. In recent years she had been attending the New Prospect Baptist Church. She was a former employee of Rome Manufacturing Company, worked for West View Cemetery in Atlanta and retired from the Goodyear Mill. Mrs. Yarbrough loved to cook. She was very active in the Eastern Star Chapter # 321, was a Shrinette with the Slate City Shrine Club and had been a member of the CHVA Car Club.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers: Billy Jo Scoggins and Kenneth Scoggins and by a sister, Martha Ann Jordan.
Survivors include her husband of over 63 years, James Melvin Yarbrough of Rockmart to whom she was married on November 6, 1954; two daughters: Cathy Jo Williams and her husband Ron, Summerville and Susan Yarbrough, Rockmart; two grandchildren: Brandy Salmon and husband Brian and Buffy Jo Williams; three great-grandchildren: Caylen and Colton Teems and Agan Salmon; sister, Carolyn Stephens and husband Steve; special nephew Lang Scoggins and family; sister in law, Linda Scoggins; numerous nieces and nephews; a number of in-laws; her dog C C and special friends: Roy & Diane Swift and Savanna & Summar Herring.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 11:00 am in the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Ritch and the Rev. Dr. Larry Davis officiating. Interment to follow in the Flint Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with Danny Goddard officiating.
Pallbearers will include: Eric Brumbelow, James Davenport, Dink Yarbrough, Travis Norton, Stevie Yarbrough and Chuck Yarbrough. Honorary pallbearers will include: Roy and Diane Swift, Greg Caldwell, Ty Tomlin, Robby and Luke Scoggins, Brad Miller and Tim Yarbrough.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 pm at the funeral home.
The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.