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Rev. James Yarbrough, Jr.

January 16, 2021
James William Yarbrough, Jr, age 79, of Valdosta, Ga, passed away at South Georgia Medical Center on January 11, 2021. He was born in Valdosta, Ga. to J. W. and Erbie Yarbrough on September 6, 1941.

He is survived by his four biological children: James “Jamie” Yarbrough III, Stephen (Tammy) Yarbrough, Teresa (Clyde) White, Kathy (Jerry) Lattin; 25 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; one sister Cheryl (Joe) Seigel; one brother, Olin Yarbrough; and one sister-in-law, Shalyn (Kenny) Wilson.

He was currently serving as the pastor at Statenville United Methodist Church. He retired from the United States Postal Service in Valdosta. He was an avid bowler for more than 45 years. He was in charge of the chain gang for Lowndes Vikings football for more than 40 years.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Sherry Ann Castleberry Yarbrough, his parents, his parents-in-law, three brothers-in-law, one daughter-in-law and a great grandson, Dalton Wilkes.

A graveside service was held Thursday, January 14, 2021. Reverend Larry Hauser officiated. Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com. Carson McLane Funeral Home.

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