Lois Mae (Forrest) Yarborough

Published 10:26 am Friday, May 29, 2020

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Lois Mae (Forrest) Yarborough, 83, of Advance, died in her home on May 22, 2020.

She was born March 24, 1937 in Davie County, the daughter of the late Phillip Hosey Forrest and Evelyn Modell (Williams) Forrest of Lexington.  She is the last sibling of the Forrest family, and is preceded in death by her husbands Robert F. Yarbrough for 53 years of Waynesville, and Wayne Norman for three years of Lexington;  her brothers, Frank Forrest (Peggy), Hosey Forrest (Pansy Mae), John Forrest (Betty Jean), Billy Forrest (Nellie); sisters, Susan Irene (Forrest) Knootz (Paul), and Elizabeth (Forrest) Yarborough (Sam).

She attended Davie County Schools and worked in the food service industry for McDonalds. She loved crafting and sewing. She was also of the Baptist faith and was a member of No Creek Primitive Baptist Church.

Survivors: her daughters, Carol M. Yarborough (Mike) of Advance, Brenda Yarborough Robinson (Dwayne) of Boiling Springs, S.C.; grandchildren, Robert L. Curtis of Canton, Joshua Aaron Penland of Advance, Tyler Odel Robinson of Boiling Springs; great-grandchildren, Liberty Ann Udele Curtis and Robert Jacob Curtis of Canton, Joshua Aaron Penland Jr. and twins Johnny Mike and Bobby Chase Penland; step-son, Roger Ray Norman of Lexington; step-grandchildren, John M. Turner Haase (Lesa) of Gaffney, S.C., Peggy Sue Morgan (Andrea), Lisa Carrie Turner, Benjaman Turner (Serena), Amber Sue Kilmer, Ashley Lynn, Kendall Lynn, Tyrell Kay, Makayla Ann, Camille Nicole, Cameron Kareem, Kayden Allen Felts, Nevaeh Louise Irene Kilmer, Nathaniel George, and Gabriel Kilmer; God-grandchildren Lilyanne Ratliff, Courtany West, and Donald Overman.

A graveside service was held Thursday May 28, at 3 p.m. at Garrett Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery in Waynesville.

Condolences: daviefuneralservice.com.