Mary Emma Griffies Yarbrough

Mary Emma Griffies Yarbrough

July 2, 1938 – June 9, 2022

Mary Emma Griffies Yarbrough, age 83, of Trussville, Alabama was called home to her Heavenly Father on June 9, 2022. Mrs. Yarbrough was a member of the First Baptist Church of Trussville, and a member of the Jennie June Croly Study Club. She was a talented seamstress, a loyal friend and a rock to her family.

Mrs. Yarbrough is preceded in death by her husband of 58 years Thomas Patterson Yarbrough Sr. (Tommy,) her parents Clem Chester Griffies and Kathryn Rockhill Griffies, her brother A.V. Griffies, her sister in laws Marilyn Bibb Griffies and Janice Yarbrough Taylor and her nephew Jeff Griffies.

Mrs. Yarbrough is survived by her three children: daughter Lisa Kathryn Loveless (fiancé Brian) of Trussville, AL, son Thomas Patterson Yarbrough Jr. (Sharon) of Birmingham, AL and Lara Lenore Como (Nicholas) of Trussville, AL.

Her grandchildren: Jacob Louis Yarbrough of New Iberia, LA, Connor Macleod Yarbrough of Colorado Springs, CO, Emily Kathryn Loveless of Mobile, AL, Emma Frances Como of Trussville, AL and John Carwyle Mims Burg III (Kendra) of Jasper, AL. Her great grandchildren: John Carwyle Mims Burg IV and Murphy Jean Burg of Jasper, AL. She is also survived by her brother Dean Griffies (Judy) of Birmingham, AL and sister in law Lois Vaughan (Jimmy) of Anniston, AL as well as numerous beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and lifelong friends.

The family would like to thank the staff of Compassus Hospice for their loving care of Mrs. Yarbrough, most especially Sherita, Beth, and Cassandra.

Family and friends will be welcomed on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 10 am at the First Baptist Church of Trussville in the Grover Walker Chapel with Memorial Service immediately following at 11 am. The ashes of both Mr. and Mrs. Yarbrough will be interred at the National Cemetery in Montevallo, AL at 2:45 pm on June 22, 2022.