Yarbrough, Nina

Nina Yarbrough
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Nina Yarbrough, 97, of Portales, died Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, in Albuquerque.

She was born on Dec. 8, 1907, in Throckmorton County, Texas, to Marcus Willard and Martha Jane Jones Raper.

She married George Samuel Yarbrough on Dec. 22, 1928. She began her teaching career in 1928 in Harding County. She taught in Roy, Mills, Quay County, Causey, Dora, Floyd and Moriarty and retired in 1977. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Friendship Rebekah Lodge No. 24, and Retired Teachers’ Association. She worked at the Senior Citizens’ Meal Site and served on the Golden Acres Retirement Community Board of Directors.

She was preceded in death by her parents; five siblings, Huey, Carl, Orville, Annie Dillard and I.V. Freeman.

Survivors include a daughter, Nina Mardelle Manes (and husband, James) of Tuscon, Ariz.; a son, George Marcus Yarbrough (and wife, Kathryn) of Albuquerque; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Burial will be in House.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in her name to the Portales Public Library.

Arrangements are by French Mortuary of Albuquerque.