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Pearl Elizabeth Yarbrough

October 1, 1925 November 15, 2019
Pearl  Elizabeth  Yarbrough
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Obituary for Pearl Elizabeth Yarbrough

PEARL ELIZABETH YARBROUGH, 94, of Morrison, IL, died Friday, November 15, 2019, at Morrison Community Hospital in Morrison.

Her funeral service will be 11:00 AM Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at Ebenezer Reformed Church in Morrison with visitation from 9:30 AM until the start of the service. Co-officiating will be Ken Renkes and Rev. Marv Jacobs, interim pastor. The Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. A memorial has been established by the family.

Pearl was born October 1, 1925, in Fulton, IL, to Jacob G. and Gertrude (Balk) Housenga. She was educated in the Fulton Christian Grade Schools and was a graduate of Fulton High School. Pearl married Robert J. Yarbrough on March 2, 1945, in Fulton, IL. She worked at the Garment Factory in Clinton, IA, after graduating from high school. Pearl then worked as a secretary alongside her husband Bob at Yarbrough Electric in Morrison until retirement. Pearl was a member of Ebenezer Reformed Church and the church’s Ladies Aid, Philathea, and Prayer Circle. She participated in Women’s Bible Study every week and loved teaching Sunday School. Pearl was an avid Chicago Bears fan and enjoyed crocheting and collecting lady bugs. She loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband, Bob; two daughters, Jan (Arnie) Drolema and Debbie (Pete) Swearingen both of Morrison; one son, Mark (Becky Berning) Yarbrough of Galena, IL; five grandchildren, Mitch (Myriah) Drolema, Andy Van Osdol , Adam Swearingen, Jacob Yarbrough and Emily Yarbrough; seven great-grandchildren, Taylor, Skylar, Schyon, Ella, Johnathan, Robert, and Millie.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Delbert and Paul Housenga.


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Visitation

Wednesday

20

Nov

9:30 AM 11/20/2019 9:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/20/2019 11:00:00 AM
Ebenezer Reformed Church

309 E. Park Street
Morrison, IL 61270

Ebenezer Reformed Church
309 E. Park Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Service

Wednesday

20

Nov

11:00 AM 11/20/2019 11:00:00 AM
Ebenezer Reformed Church

309 E. Park Street
Morrison, IL 61270

Ebenezer Reformed Church
309 E. Park Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Grove Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

East High Street
Morrison, IL 61270

East High Street Morrison 61270 IL
United States
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