Mary Grace Yarbrough (Sign Guestbook)
Mary Grace Cunningham Yarbrough passed away surrounded by her loving family on March 7, 2017 at the age of 90. A Knoxville native, Mary Grace was a 1945 graduate of Central High School, a Navy wife and precious mother. An artist who loved life and music, she will always be remembered for that beautiful smile with her bright red lipstick.
Mary Grace was preceded in death by her loving husband of over 56 years, Arthur M. Yarbrough, Sr.; son, Arthur M. Yarbrough, Jr.; parents, James & Roxie Cunningham; brother, James Robert Cunningham and son-in-law, Frank Pratofiorito. She is survived and will be deeply missed by daughters, Claudia Yarbrough Pratofiorito and Cindy Yarbrough; grandchildren, Joshua Sean (Nicole), Amy Erin (Matthew) Palmer, Andrew (Kristina) Kicklighter, Sarah Yarbrough; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Joseph Cunningham; sisters, Marjorie (Bill) Hill, Gail (Edmond) Gray; nieces and nephews; other extended family and friends to include Terry Williams, Patches Pierce, and Becky Williams.
The family will Receive Friends on Friday, March 10th from 5-7pm at Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel, with a Celebration of Life Service to begin at 7 pm. The private family Interment will be Saturday, March 11th at 11 am at Highland Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please wear bright red lipstick to the service in Mary Grace’s honor. Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Yarbrough family and invites you to view and sign their online guestbook below.