Rubie Lou Humphreys Yarbrough, 98, of Nacogdoches

Rubie Lou Humphreys Yarbrough, 98, of Nacogdoches, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018, in Garrison.


Graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Cold Springs Cemetery in Garrison with Bro. Shack Arrington officiating.  A private family visitation will be held prior to the service at Garrison Funeral Home in Garrison, beginning at 12:30 p.m.


Mrs. Yarbrough was born October 9, 1919, in Garrison, to Mr. Tom Humphreys and Mrs. Cora L. Barrington Humphreys.  She lived a life of service, caring for the elderly for over 35 years.  She was also a faithful, loving wife for over 35 years and a loving mother for 77 years. Mrs. Yarbrough worked at the Garrison High School Cafeteria for 10 years, and her cinnamon rolls are still remembered by the students.  She was voted the best cook in East Texas by her family and friends.


She is survived by


Thomas T. “Toddy” Yarbrough and wife, Linda, of Nacogdoches

Bill Yarbrough of Nacogdoches



Keith Yarbrough of Montgomery

Kelly Lynne Ressler of Crosby

Melonie Black of Alto


Great Grandchildren:

Cody Ressler

Casey Yarbrough

Cade Black

Colton Black


Sister: Marjorie A. Johnson of Garrison


Preceded in death by

Husband: William Floyd Yarbrough

Daughter: Cindy Yarbrough Saxton

Parents: Mr. Tom Humphreys and Mrs. Cora L. Barrington Humphreys

5 Brothers

3 Sisters


Pallbearers will be Cody Ressler, Keith Yarbrough, Gary Corley, Jeff Hancock, Tracey Rucker and Cory Rucker.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Accolade Hospice, 2708 North University Drive, Suite 100, Nacogdoches, Texas 75965.


Services are under the direction of Garrison Funeral Home in Garrison, Texas.