Linda Gail (Dews) Yarbrough Obituary

June 14, 1953 ~ June 14, 2024 (age 71)


Linda Dews Yarbrough, affectionately known as Momma and Nanna, passed away peacefully at her home in Mt. Enterprise, Texas, on June 14, 2024, at the age of 71.

Linda was born on June 14, 1953, in Pasadena, Texas, to Carl (Sonkey) and Lois Minter Dews. She graduated from Garrison High School in 1971. Linda was employed as a lab technician and phlebotomist in the Nacogdoches area for over 20 years.

On April 19, 2002, Linda married Robert ‘Dago’ Yarbrough at their home in Mt. Enterprise, marking the beginning of a beautiful journey together. Linda was a woman who cherished her family above all else. She enjoyed reading and traveling, but her favorite pastime was spending time with her loved ones.

Linda is survived by her husband, Robert ‘Dago’ Yarbrough; her daughter, Shelli Hogan Brooks, and her husband, Jeff; her grandson, Logan Clark, and his wife, Dylan; her granddaughter, Hannah Clark McBride, and her husband, Taylor; and her great-granddaughter, Jessa Blake McBride. She is also survived by her parents, Carl (Sonkey) Dews and his wife Lois; her siblings, Judy Dews Ross and her husband, Randy; Carlos Lee ‘Barney’ Dews and his husband, Antonino ‘Nino’ Colapinto; her sister-in-love, Renae’ Yarbrough Elliott; her nephew, Randy Carl Ross and numerous cousins and friends.

Linda was preceded in death by her niece, Jessica Anne Ross; her maternal grandparents, Lilla Esther Wright, and Gus L. Minter; and her paternal grandparents, Carlos and Mildred Dews.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at Garrison Funeral Home. A family graveside service will take place on the same day, with interment at the Dews’ Family Cemetery. Services will be officiated by Clint Williams. Arrangements are under the care of Garrison Funeral Home.

Linda’s life was a tapestry of unique, fashionably late, and joyful moments, and she will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

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