Betty's Story

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Betty Ann Yarber completed her earthly life Aug. 2, 2017, at her home in Las Vegas, Nevada. Betty was born Jan. 19, 1935, in Alexandria.
A daughter of Delmer and Alice (Ault) Eubanks, Betty graduated from Alexandra High School in 1932 with all "A's". Betty married Galen (Dick) Yarber in 1932.
She was a member of the Church of Christ and a devoted Christian. Known as the slipper lady, Betty crocheted hundreds of slippers for family, friends and nursing home residents.
Betty owned a business with her son Bud. She gave of her time and talents and administered care to her husband, both parents and grandfather. Betty never met a stranger.
Left to cherish her life are her sons, Jim (Liz) Yarber, Bakersfield, Calif., and Galen "Bud" (Helen) Yarber of Las Vegas, Nevada. She is survived by her sisters and their husbands, Barbara and Junior Payton, Alexandria, Ginger and Sam Shorter, Sullivan, and Karen and Mike Garafalo, Vancouver, Wash.; grandchildren, Sarah Ann Loya Todd, Joshua Philip Loya and Gayla Rose Yarber; and many nieces and nephews.
Her husband; daughter, Gayla Rose Loya; and her parents preceded her in death.
A memorial service to honor Betty's legacy will take place in Las Vegas at the Church of Christ. Her cremains will be laid to rest next to her husband and daughter in Bakersfield, Calif.
Published on August 10, 2017
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