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Cool Springs Baptist Church
Thursday January 27th, 2022
9:30am - 11:00am

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Cool Springs Baptist Church
Thursday January 27th, 2022

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Cool Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
Thursday January 27th, 2022

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Benjamin "Ben" Stanfield Yarborough

It is with great sadness we announce the death of Benjamin "Ben" Stanfield Yarborough. Ben, 96, husband of Dorothy Brown Yarborough, met Jesus at his home surrounded by his wife of 73 years and daughter. Funeral Services will be held at Cool Springs Baptist Church on Thursday January 27, 2022 at 11 am. Burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Born and raised in Sanford, Ben approached everything he did with great determination and strength. With that heart, he served his country as Army Medic in WWII and served 42 distinguished years with the United States Postal Service. After retirement, he dedicated his time and service to Grace Christian School and Lee Christian School. He also served on the Lee Christian School Board. Ben was on the Memphis Preservation Society Board and helped with the Boys and Girls Club.

Together, Ben and Dot have five children. Benjamin Stanfield Yarborough Jr. "Stan", Michael Lamar Yarborough "Mike" (Christie), Randall Wesley Yarborough "Randy", Sylvia Yarborough Stokes (Ricky), and Cynthia Yarborough Nichols. They also have 10 grandchildren: Beth (Brett), Heather (Bryan), Jeremy, Meredith (Nathan), Justin (Tonya), Joshua (Joy), Benjamin (Lydia), Jared (Elizabeth), Adam (Danielle), and Brice. They have 19 great-grandchildren.

Ben loved his church family at Cool Springs Church, loved his Savior, and never missed an opportunity to share his favorite verse, Romans 8:38-39 "For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Family will receive friends from 9:30am to 11 am before the service.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to North Carolina Baptist Men, NCBM, PO Box 1107, Cary, NC 27512.

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A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin "Ben" Yarborough

Barry and Barbara Cashion Jan 28 2022 7:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin "Ben" Yarborough

Susan Spivey Fisher Jan 27 2022 9:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin "Ben" Yarborough

Larry & Linda Cameron Jan 27 2022 6:49 PM

I enjoyed knowing Ben over the years--one of his sons, Stan, was in my high school graduating class of 1968. Two things that I remember--he was an occasional guest on my Live at 9 TV show--I enjoyed his story about delivering the mail in the middle of Hurricane Hazel in 1954. I also enjoyed seeing him sitting at the edge of his street looking out at the traffic on Spring Lane in his last years. My thoughts and prayers to his family.

Woody Seymour Jan 26 2022 6:58 PM

Ben's vision created Old Memphis Preservation Society, an organization designed to preserve a historic church built back in the late 1800's. We appreciate all Ben ever did for Memphis Church. We appreciate the wonderful man that he was. The board of directors of OMPS, my family, and myself - we all send prayers and love to Ben's family.

Deborah Yarborough Jan 26 2022 12:06 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin "Ben" Yarborough

Vanessa Murchison Jan 26 2022 9:07 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin "Ben" Yarborough

April Loudermilk Jan 25 2022 8:58 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Benjamin "Ben" Yarborough

Michael and Mary Lutz Jan 25 2022 3:53 PM

Pam and I are out of town and unable to attend the visitation, but we send our heartfelt love to the entire family. In the days to come may each of you reflect on all the good laughs and memories you made during all your family gatherings . May you be comforted by the love shown by family , friends but mostly from our God .

Richard yarborough Jan 25 2022 11:46 AM

Stan and family, I am so very sorry to hear of your father's passing. He was a wonderful person with the best smile ever. I am so blessed to have known him. May God wrap his loving arms around you and comfort you as you navigate through this difficult time. Love, Paula

Paula Ivie Jan 24 2022 11:37 PM

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