Funeral services for Elizabeth Yarbrough Baucum will be held at 3:00 P.M. , on Sunday, December 26, 2010 at Poplar Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Schwartz and Dr. Rusty White officiating. Burial will be in Poplar Springs Cemetery.
Newton County Funeral Home South, 100 Old Highway 15 Loop, Newton, is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Baucum, 89, of Newton, died Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at Hospice In His Hands. She was a native of Lauderdale County, and was a longtime resident of Newton County, in the Poplar Springs Community. She was a homemaker and a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. During the last six years, she lived with her daughter, Amy, and family, and she attended the Footprints Adult Care Center on a daily basis, where she enjoyed playing dominoes.
She was preceded in death by: Her Husband: Bernard Baucum Her Parents: Claude & Cora Raley Yarbrough Her Siblings: Leroy Yarbrough, Johnny Yarbrough, Fredna Yarbrough White, Ollie Yarbrough, and Nell Yarbrough Nause
Her Daughters: Amy (Barry) Roebuck, Newton; Diane (Danny) Osburn, Marietta , GA; Arnette Shaffer, Houston, TX; Susan (Marc) Schwartz, Houston, TX; Melinda Baucum, Mendenhall; Her Son: Roger Baucum, Houston, TX; Her Grandchildren: Matthew (Danielle) Roebuck, Austin Roebuck, Ashley Roebuck, Mark Roebuck, Ernie Osburn, Tommy Osburn, Conner Osburn Elizabeth Osburn, April Osburn Sarah Schwartz, and Chris Schwartz.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, Inc., P.O. Box 297, Newton, MS 39345
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2:00 P.M. - 2:45 P.M. at Poplar Springs Baptist Church.