Jesse Yarbro

Jesse Leroy Yarbro

March 11, 1934 - June 10, 2021
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Jesse Leroy Yarbro, 87, of Jefferson, AR, known to many as “Super Jesse”, died on Thursday, June 10, 2021, in Little Rock. He was born March 11, 1934, in Hickory Ridge, AR, to Jesse Leonard and Vera Glass Yarbro. He was a retired engineer from Cotton Belt and Southern Pacific Railroad, having worked for over 51 and a half years. He was a member of White Hall United Methodist Church, where he was actively involved in the annual fish fry. He was also a member of Mature Members of White Hall and the Silver Streakers of Redfield. He loved hunting and fishing, and was always determined to go regardless of his health, and was a long-time member of Jenkins Deer Camp, and would always go, even if it was to socialize with his friends. In his early years, he served as a duck hunting guide. He was also an avid Arkansas Razorback fan.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Robert Dennis Yarbro, and two grandsons, William Charles Brown and Jesse Landon Yarbro, Jr.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Yarbro; son, Jesse Landon Yarbro (Marsha); step-son, Roger Joslin (Dawn); daughter, Deborah Brown (William); step-daughter, Jeanette Collins (Len); grandchildren, Michael Patrick Brown, Patricia Lee, Kaitlyn Ann, Jake Lee, and Annalise Yarbro, Brittaney, Daniel and Johnathan Joslin, and Dewayne Lambert; great-grandchildren, Krista Gilbert, Kelsey Thomson, Christopher and Madison Brown, Kayleigh Cox, and Bishop Hewitt; 8 step-great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 5-7:00 P.M. Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Fuller Hale-South Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 P.M. Sunday, June 13, 2021, at White Hall United Methodist Church with the Rev. Doug Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in the White Hall Methodist Cemetery under the direction of Fuller Hale-South Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 12, 2021 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Saturday, June 12, 2021 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Fuller Hale-South
    1621 S. Cherry Street
    Pine Bluff, AR 71601
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  • Service

    Sunday, June 13, 2021 | 2:30pm
    Sunday, June 13, 2021 2:30pm
    White Hall United Methodist Church
    300 Church Drive
    White Hall, AR 71602
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  • Interment

    White Hall United Methodist Cemetery


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Tony Humphries

Posted at 08:55am
So sorry to hear this, Jesse “Sonny” was a very dear and long time family friend he will be missed. We will be praying for you all.

Ronny Stone

Posted at 08:40am
My Sincere Deepest Condolences And Prayers to the Family. God's Speed Jess!

Seena Walker Walker

Posted at 10:42pm
Super Jess was a dedicated railroad engineer. He was always friendly and just a good guy!! I worked on the same railroad.

Walt Bynum Posted at 10:43am

RIP Jesse. You were certainly the best!

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