Ruby Jean Henderson Yarberry, 82

November 8, 1936 - April 9, 2019

Ruby Jean Henderson Yarberry, age 82, of Nicholls, Georgia, passed away on Tuesday evening, April 9, 2019, at Coffee Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Yarberry was born on November 8, 1936, in Largo, Florida, the daughter of the late James Henderson and Ruby Miton Henderson.

She worked as a store manager for Hungry Lion Convenient Store for 21 years and was a member of Hope Holiness Church, Nicholls, GA.

Mrs. Yarberry was preceded in death by her husband, James Yarberry, and a son, Danny Yarberry.

Survivors include: her children, James “Jim” Yarberry (Wendy) of Nicholls, GA, Kathy Grantham of Nicholls, GA, Wanda Spangler (Jerry) of Douglas, GA, Sherry Phillips (Randy) of Hartford, M.I., Donna Hersey (Gale) of Douglas, GA, Jeff Yarberry (Brenda) of Nicholls, GA, and Dave Yarberry (Martha) of Douglas, GA; daughter-in-law, Robin Yarberry of Nicholls, GA; 19 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; several sisters and brothers.

Funeral services were held Friday, April 12, 2019, at 11 a.m. from the Chapel of Sims Funeral Home, with Pastor Arley officiating. Interment followed at Saginaw Church Cemetery. The family received friends Thursday evening from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home. Pallbearers were Jimmy Yarberry, Mitch Yarberry, Jason Yarberry, Josh Hersey, Ronnie Snipes, and Hank Spangler.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Sims Funeral Home of Douglas, GA, was in charge of arrangements.

The Douglas Enterprise

P.O. Box 750
Douglas, Georgia 31534

Phone: (912) 384-2323
Fax: (912) 383-0218