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Obituaries

July 25, 2013

Mary Elizabeth 'Beth' Yarbrough

McALESTER — Mary Elizabeth “Beth” Yarbrough, 64, of McAlester, died Sunday, July 21, 2013, in Tulsa.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Parks Brothers Chapel in Prague with Walt Spradling, of Crystal Rock Cathedral, officiating. Burial will be at Prague Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service of Prague.

Born Aug. 21, 1948,  she was the daughter of Cecil Leroy and Velma Mae (Davis) Smith. She worked as a medical technician.

Following her retirement, she volunteered at Mercy Memorial Hospital in Ardmore and read to the elementary students of McAlester.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Tina and Jimmy Bigham, of McAlester; granddaughters, Jacilyn Beth Bigham, Jenna Brooke Bigham and JoeDan Nix Bigham; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerry and Sandra Smith, of Prague, and Larry and Hyral Smith, of Broken Bow, and sister and brother-in-law, Joan and Ray Hudson, of Edmond.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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