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Dollie Yarbrough

December 31, 1943 ~ January 19, 2021 (age 77)

Obituary

Dollie A. Yarbrough was born on December 31, 1943 in Springville, AL. She was taken too soon. She received the gift of the Holy Ghost and was baptized in the name of the Lord
Jesus Christ. She grew up in Springville, AL. She then moved from Alabama to Stamford, CT at age 18. She lived in Stamford, CT for over 40 years.

She was a member of Union Baptist Church in Stamford, CT. She worked as a Home Health Aid for 31 years for the Town of Greenwich, Department of Social Services until retirement. She was well liked and received numerous awards for outstanding performance at work where she took care of many patients. One patient was former President George Bush’s grandmother in Greenwich, CT. Dollie was very well liked. They would often donate books to her to share with her children.

She was a great mother, grandmother, and friend to all. She raised her three children and taught us all to strive for the best and work hard; Always telling us to please get your education and a good job. She worked two jobs to ensure her children had what they needed. She was very friendly to everyone. She would often cook and bake cakes for people in the neighborhood. She was always willing to help anyone.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Nathaniel Yarbrough and Henrietta Greer; sister Helen Woody; brothers, Louis Hall, Marion Long and John Wesley Greer. She departed this life on January19, 2021 in Birmingham, AL.

She leaves to cherish her memories, Daughter, Cherida (Stanley) Ekpunobi; Sons, Trevor Jackson II (aka Tony), and Phillip T. Jackson all of Meriden, CT; Grandchildren, Chinwe Ekpunobi and Dominique M. Jackson; great-grandson, Bryson Paxton; Three sisters, Arlene (Lonnie) Bothwell of Ashville, AL; Marietta Ephriam of Birmingham, AL; Juanita (Johnny) Allen of TX; One Brother, Jimmy (Mary) Greer of Springville, AL; Sister-in-law, Estelle Long of Springville, AL; Elaine Greer of Ashville, AL; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

 

 

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Services

Graveside Service
Saturday
January 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
294 Mountain Drive
Springville, AL 35146

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