Sara Mary Campbell Yarbrough of Potosi, Missouri was born Tuesday, July 18, 1916 in Bliss, Missouri, a daughter of the late John Joseph and Mary Elizabeth (Cordia) Coleman. Sara was fortified with the Sacraments of the Holy Mother Church on Tuesday, February 10, 2004 at 11:30 in the evening at the Autumn Ridge Retirement and Assisted Living Community, Herculaneum, Missouri at the age of eighty-seven years, six months and twenty-three days.
Sara is survived by four loving and caring daughters, Mary "Aggie" Seabaugh and husband Jerry of Perryville, Missouri; Frances "Frankie" Kobler and husband Ron of Lake Sherwood, Missouri; Katherine Susan "Susie" Stanfield and husband Ken of Belle, Missouri and Patricia "Trish" Fiebiger and husband Ralph of Desoto, Missouri; three loving and caring sons, Martin A. "Tony" Campbell and wife Sue of Fredericksburg, Virginia; Phillip James Campbell of St. Louis, Missouri, and John Stephen Campbell of St. Louis, Missouri; one brother Martin Coleman of Potosi, Missouri; twenty grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Hilda Coleman of Potosi, Missouri and Doris Campbell-Dickson of Pensocola, Florida and by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents, Sara was also preceded in death by her husbands, Francis "Frank" Campbell and Bill Yarbarough; one sister, Louise Boyer and five brothers, Earl Coleman, Charles Coleman, Francis Coleman, Leo Coleman and Alphonsus Coleman.
Sara was a member of the St. James Catholic Church, Potosi, Missouri. She loved to spend time with her family and always looked forward to the next family gathering. Sara loved people and was very active with the Sayer Senior Center and its many activities, especiallly the Meals on Wheels program. She loved to go dancing with her friends and listening to old style Country Western music. Sara was an avid quilter and enjoyed doing this at home to pass the time. Sara enjoyed reading all types of books an watching old western movies.
Visitation was held Friday, February 13, 2004 from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and Saturday, February 14, 2004 fgrom 8:30 A.M. to 9:45 A.M. at the Moore Funeral Homes, 105 Clark Street, Potosi, Missouri.
A Funeral Mass was celebrated Saturday, February 14, 2004 at 10: A.M. at the St. James Catholic Church, Potosi, MIssouri with Father George Galovich officiating. Music was provided by Rebecca Richards.
Final blessings and burial were in the Calvary Cemetery, Potosi, Missouri. Serving as pallbearers were Tim Kobler, Brian Kobler, Chris Kobler, Michael Campbell, Larry Cox and Bobby Campbell and Shawn Campbell.
Services were entrusted to the care and direction of the Moore Funeral Homes, 105 Clark Street, Potosi, Missouri.
Independent Journal, Potosi, Mo, Thursday, Febaurary 19, 2004