Sunday, February 05, 2006


The class extends its sympathy to John Yarbrough, whose mother died on February 3.

Amber D. Yarbrough-Staff, 95, Decatur, IL passed away at 4:30 A.M., Friday, February 3, 2006 in Decatur Memorial Hospital. Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, February 6, 2006 at Dawson & Wikoff , West Wood Street Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Ramsey, IL. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church. Messages of condolence may be submitted to the family via email to

Amber was born in Fayette County, IL on November 13, 1910, the daughter of John Franklin and Ida (Hill) McCaslin. She was a member of Prairie Street First Baptist Church, Decatur, IL. Surviving are; daughter Barbara Burrus of Decatur, IL; son John Yarbrough of DesPeres, MO; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and three sisters. Obituary written by family members. Online guest book at

Published in the Decatur Herald & Review on 2/4/2006.

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