Marie (Rowlett) Yarbrough Obituary

DECEMBER 19, 1926 – JUNE 10, 2024


Marie (Rowlett) Yarbrough, age 97, of Nacogdoches, Texas passed away on Monday, June 10, 2024. Marie was born December 19, 1926 in Nacogdoches County, Texas to Walter Rowlett and Mary Louise Simmons.

Marie retired after 33 years as a teacher in the Odessa School District. She enjoyed painting, reading, gardening and yard work. Marie was a member of the Nacogdoches Church of the Nazarene and always shared her faith. Marie loved to cook and can and was a huge collector of recipes.

Survivors include: brothers, Raymond Rowlett and Robert Rowlett and loving family members including numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by: parents, husband, Walter Yarbrough; siblings, Louise Rowlett Odom, Gladys Veuleman, J.B. Rowlett, Charles Rowlett and Larry Rowlett.

A visitation for Marie will be held Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel with Funeral services beginning at 2:00 PM. Marie will be laid to rest in Rock Springs, Nacogdoches, TX.

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