(DELTA) The funeral for Christene Ball Yarbrough, 87, of Delta was Friday, Jan. 8, at 11 a.m. at Benefield Funeral Home in Lineville with Bro. Buford Gaines and Johnathan Steen officiating. Burial followed in Sellers Cemetery in Randolph County.

Mrs. Yarbrough died Sunday, Jan. 3, at her daughter's home in Randolph County surrounded by her family.

Born in Randolph County to Moses Jasper Ball and Cora Sellers Ball on June 4, 1933, she lived all her life in Clay and Randolph counties. She worked at Higgins Slacks for 13 years. She worked hard to provide for her children. She loved people and never met a stranger. She enjoyed sewing, doing word find puzzles and quilting. She attended morning worship services at Diversicare.

Survivors include her four daughters, Helen Brooks (Kenneth) of Ashland, Joyce Phillips (Barry Nelson) of Wedowee, Kathy Sprayberry (Keith) of Lineville and Cynthia Soleman (Mark) of Delta; son, James Yarbrough Sr. (Susan) of Lineville; six grandchildren, Patricia Crowe, Brandon Knight (Jade), James Yarbrough Jr. (Breanna), Alaina Steen (Johnathan), Michael Koutsantanou (Maggie) and Gina Treadwell (Tyler); and four great-grandchildren, Destiny Thomason, Bryson Knight, Greyson Knight and Tucker Yarbrough. She is preceded in death by her son, Jimmy Yarbrough; parents; six half-brothers; one half-sister; and two sisters, Maudene Jordan and Harriet Spears.

Pallbearers were Mark Soleman, Brandon Knight, Michael Koutsantanou, James Yarbrough Jr., Johnathan Steen and Keith Sprayberry.

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