Helen Yarbrough Obituary

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Helen Leggitt Yarbrough

June 21, 1927 - August 2, 2014
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Helen L. Yarbrough, age 87, of Williamsburg, passed away on August 2, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Yarbrough; parents, Clewis and Ollie Leggitt; brother, Matthew Leggitt; and sister, Jean Del-Manzo. Helen received her Teaching Certification from the Georgia College for Women and taught in Thomaston, GA for 3 years. During the 50's and 60's, she worked as a secretary for Pan American Airways. Helen enjoyed drinking coffee with friends, gardening, bowling, bridge, jigsaw and crossword puzzles. Helen is survived by her son, Scott Yarbrough and his wife Sonia; daughter, Patricia Bailey and her husband Keith;...
Helen L. Yarbrough, age 87, of Williamsburg, passed away on August 2, 2014.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Yarbrough; parents, Clewis and Ollie Leggitt; brother, Matthew Leggitt; and sister, Jean Del-Manzo.
Helen received her Teaching Certification from the Georgia College for Women and taught in Thomaston, GA for 3 years. During the 50's and 60's, she worked as a secretary for Pan American Airways. Helen enjoyed drinking coffee with friends, gardening, bowling, bridge, jigsaw and crossword puzzles.
Helen is survived by her son, Scott Yarbrough and his wife Sonia; daughter, Patricia Bailey and her husband Keith; and grandchildren, Alexandra and Phillip Bailey, Cybil, Chelsea, and Douglas Gabrish.
Family Advice and how she lived: "Work hard, always tell the truth, and pray daily."
A service will be held at Patriots Colony, 6200 Patriots Colony Dr., Williamsburg, VA on Thursday, August 7 at 3:00PM.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity. Online condolences may be offered at www.nelsencares.com.

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"Aunt Helen was delightful. I can remember her laughing at Uncle Allen's jokes and stories. They were great together. One of the best trips we ever took was..." Ouida Yarbrough Bianco (Hixson, TN)

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