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Marjorie Johnson Yarberry, 104, Adair Co., KY native (1914-2019)

Marjorie Johnson Yarberry, 104, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 16, 2019 in the Autumn Woods Health Campus in New Albany, Indiana, where she had resided for the last eight years.

Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Calvin Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 4:30pmCT on Tuesday at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home.

She was born June 1, 1914, in Gadberry, Adair County, Kentucky, to the late Robert and Fannie Bailey Johnson.

She married Ulysses Yarberry on January 8, 1929 and moved to New Albany around 1944.

She was a member of Spring Street Baptist Church in New Albany, a homemaker and former employee of the shirt factory in New Albany.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ulysses Yarberry; her son, Vernon Yarberry; one sister, Winnie Johnson; and six brothers, Walker, Lee, Paul, James, Elzie and Coleman Johnson.

She is survived by one brother, Charles Johnson, and his wife Carol, of Orleans, Indiana and 11 nieces and eight nephews and many other relatives.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Marjorie Johnson Yarberry, 104, Adair Co., KY native (1914-2019)

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