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Thomas Ross Yarbro

July 1, 1931 — June 24, 2015

Thomas Ross Yarbro, known to many as Gumbo or Papa Tom, age 83, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at Regional Hospital of Jackson. He was born July 1, 1931 to the late Ross Yarbro and Mae Yarbro in Menglewood, TN. He was a farmer, member of First United Methodist Church and an Air Force Veteran. Funeral services for Mr. Yarbro will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015, in the Chapel of Curry Funeral Home conducted by Reverend Jim Tom Pilcher, Reverend Ed White and Reverend Dell King. Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Curry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers will be John Ozment, Joseph LeMay, Brock Pilcher, Ross Pilcher, Josh Leinweber and Matt Warden. The Yarbro family will receive friends Friday, June 26th from 5:00 - 8:00 pm at the funeral home. He is survived by his six daughters, Alicia Yarbro Cutler (Dale), Jennifer Yarbro Milligan, Beth Yarbro LeMay (Joe), all of Dyersburg, Grace Yarbro Ozment of Memphis, Becky Yarbro Duggins (Kent) of Greensboro, NC, Jayne Anne Yarbro Cronauer of Buchannon, TN; two brothers, Guy David Yarbro, Dudley Ross Yarbro; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Jere Paul Yarbro, William Guy Yarbro and Walter Stanley Yarbro. The family requests memorials be directed to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101-9929 or First United Methodist Church, PO Box 452, Dyersburg, TN 38025-0452. Online condolences are available on our website- www.curryfuneral.com
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