Irene Yarberry


Irene Yarberry, 77, of Columbia, died Wednesday, November 22, 2023 in Louisville, KY.

She was born April 29, 1946 to the late John and Carrie Lucas. Irene was formerly employed at Murkami and operated Yarberry’s Store for many years. She was a member of Freedom Separate Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 58 years Gene Yarberry of Columbia; two sons, Mike Yarberry and Dustin Yarberry both of Columbia; one brother, Donald Lucas of Georgia; two sisters, Doris Hughes of Louisville and Loretta Jones of Michigan; and one grandchild, Emma Yarberry.

Funeral service was held Monday, November 27, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at Freedom Separate Baptist Church with Bro. Jamie Bryant and Bro. Darren Blair officiating. Burial in Freedom Cemetery.

Casket Bearers were Mike Stearns, Glen Stearns, Gary Hatcher, Steve Corbin, Todd Green and Chris Bryant.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

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