CUTHBERT-- Reba Farris Yoakum, 89, of Cuthbert, died February 4, 2013 at Joe-Anne Burgin Nursing Home in Cuthbert. Graveside funeral services will be held at Mars Hill Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 11:00 AM with Elder Ross Plowden officiating.
Mrs. Yoakum was born June 27, 1923, in Alcorn County, Mississippi, daughter of the late Robert A. Farris and Nettie L. Farris. She was the youngest of seven children, a life-long Primitive Baptist and since 1959, a member of Mars Hill Primitive Baptist Church in Edison, GA. She was preceded in death by her parents, her six siblings, her husband, J. C, Yoakum, and her daughter, Bobbie Ruth George.
Survivors include her daughter: Kathy Farmer of Juliette; sons: Jeff Yoakum of Cedartown, and Wendell Yoakum of Cuthbert; son-in-law, Charles George of Boonville, MS,; eight grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Mars Hill Primitive Baptist Church, P. 0. Box 101, Edison, GA 39846.
Lunsford Funeral Home