August 18, 2016
Melanie lvey Yarbrough, 59, of Columbus, MS passed away Monday, August 15, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital- Golden Triangle, Columbus, MS. A memorial service will be Friday, August 19, 2016, at 2:00PM in the Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel, Columbus, MS. Mrs. Yarbrough was born May 7, 1957 to Peggy Cook and the late Charles Hollis in Marietta, FL. She enjoyed drawing, and arts and crafts. Mrs. Yarbrough especially loved her dogs- Dakota, Booger and all animals. She also enjoyed camping and gardening. She loved to sew and worked as a seamstress most of her life. In addition to her father, Mrs. Yarbrough was preceded in death by her husbands- Hollis Nabors and Steve Yarbrough. Mrs. Yarbrough is survived by her daughter- Connie “Cricket” Desmond, Columbus, MS; sons- Charles Britt- Hamilton, MS and Wesley Hill, Magnolia, TX; Mother- Peggy Cook, Marietta, FL; 3 grandchildren; many step-children and step-great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cedar Hill Animal Sanctuary, 144 Sanctuary Loop, Caledonia, MS 39740 or Columbus Lowndes Humane Society, P.O. Box 85, Columbus, MS 39703.