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Irene Yarberry, 77, Columbia, KY (1946-2023)

Irene Yarberry of Columbia died on Wednesday, November 22, 2023, in Louisville. She was 77 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmCT on Monday, November 27, 2023, at Freedom Separate Baptist Church, Freedom Church Road, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Jamie Bryant and Bro. Darren Blair officiating. Burial will follow in Freedom Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Freedom Separate Baptist Church on Monday, November 27, 2023 from 10amCT until time for the service.

She was born April 29, 1946, to the late John and Carrie Lucas. Irene was formerly employed at Murkami and operated Yarberry's Store for many years. She was a member of Freedom Separate Baptist Church.

Survivors include:
  • Her husband of 58 years - Gene Yarberry of Columbia, KY
  • Two sons - Mike Yarberry and Dustin Yarberry both of Columbia, KY
  • One brother - Donald Lucas of Georgia
  • Two sisters - Doris Hughes of Louisville, KY and Loretta Jones of Michigan
  • One grandchild - Emma Yarberry
Casket Bearers: Mike Stearns, Glen Stearns, Gary Hatcher, Steve Corbin, Todd Green and Chris Bryant

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Irene Yarberry, 77, Columbia, KY (1946-2023)

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