Betty Earlene (Ellis) Yarborough

Betty Earlene (Ellis) Yarborough

September 19, 1935 - January 9, 2019

            Betty Earlene (Ellis) Yarborough 83, wife to the late Jimmy Yarborough, of Vanderbilt, TX went to be with her Savior on January 9, 2019. She was born September 19, 1935 in Bay City, Texas.

            She was preceded in death by her husband, Jimmy of 65 years; parents, Ernest and Mamie (Henderson) Ellis;  sisters, Mary Medlin and Alta Lenora Janak; and son-in-law, Bill Burrier.

            She is survived by six children - daughters, Barbara Greene of Bay City, TX, Stephanie Howton (Calvin) of Liberty Hill, TX, Jimmie Cowan (Dick)of Bay City, TX Cynthia Burrier (the late Bill Burrier)of Vanderbilt, TX, Carolyn Shelton (Wesley)of Van Vleck, TX  and one son, James Yarborough (Mary) of Vanderbilt, TX; fifteen grandchildren; thirty one great grandchildren; sisters, Ida Curnutte of Markham and Kathy Anderle of Point Comfort; brother, Jack Ellis of Bay City; and many nieces and nephews.

            Visitation will be held at 12 p.m. Monday, January 14, 2019, followed by funeral services at 2 p.m. at Taylor Bros. Funeral Home in Bay City.

            Interment will be at Cedarvale Cemetery in Bay City.

            Pallbearers will be Jason Burrier, Jeremy Burrier, Jordan Burrier, Matthew Yarborough, James Yarborough, CJ Howton, Paul Hill and Larry Yendrey.