Marcellus Harold Yarbrough

Marcellus Harold Yarbrough was born in Kingfisher, OK to parents, William E. Yarbrough and Zetha L. Yarbrough on January 17th 1944. Marcellus attended and graduated Kingfisher High School and during his early years he found a love for listening to music, playing basketball, fishing, barbering, and socializing with his siblings and classmates. Marcellus was employed and retired loyally with the City of Kingfisher for 35 years through The Street Department in which he received various awards such as employee of the month, certifications, and many other honorable recognitions.

Marcellus married Salina S. Yarbrough in 1967 and shared 2 daughters, Cynthia Diahann Yarbrough-Lloyd and Marcelyn Marie Yarbrough. Marcellus later married to Ivy S. Kuhn in 1978 and shared an enduring relationship with Vernia Reuter who he shared bonus daughters, Christy Reuter, Ashley Powell, Ann Reuter, and Michelle Yarbrough.

Upon enjoying his retirement and during his later years, Marcellus adored spending quality time with his grandchildren, siblings, relatives, and other loved ones. He thoroughly enjoyed listening, singing, and dancing along to his favorite music. He had many memorable memories with loved ones and friends at cookouts, holidays, casinos, and gatherings. Marcellus loved also the outdoors, specifically brush hogging throughout Kingfisher County, feeding his cows on the Yarbrough Farm, and gardening his favorite trees and plants.

Marcellus heavenly passed in Houston, TX surrounded by family and many loved ones on October 7th, 2023. Marcellus is survived by his children, Cynthia Diahann Yarbrough-Lloyd and Tony Carr Lloyd Jr. of Enid, OK and Marcelyn Marie Yarbrough of Kingfisher, OK and Michelle Yarbrough of Moore, OK; grandchildren, Tony Carr Lloyd 3rd, Cyntyia Diahasia Lloyd, and Cyntia Diahnae Lloyd of Enid, OK; aunt, Dr. Wanda Nelson, brothers, John Yarbrough of Oklahoma City, OK, Dave Yarbrough of Detroit, MI, Larry Yarbrough and Ricky Yarbrough of Kingfisher, OK; sisters, Shelia Yarbrough of Modesto, CA, and Jin Ella Yarbrough of Fort Worth, TX. Marcellus is survived furthermore by so many other loved ones that include, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and close friends.

Marcellus was preceded in death by his parents, William E. Yarbrough and Zetha L. Yarbrough, brothers, William Yarbrough Jr., Anthony Yarbrough, Delbert Yarbrough, Michael Yarbrough, and Duane Yarbrough, sisters, Marie Yarbrough and Ruby Belle Yarbrough. He is preceded furthermore by loved ones that include in laws, relatives, and close friends.

Visitation for Marcellus will by Monday, October 16 from 10:00am-6:00pm at Sanders Funeral Service Chapel. Funeral services will be 10:30am, Tuesday, October 17, 2023 at the First Christian Church in Kingfisher with burial following at Kingfisher Cemetery.

Under the direction of Sanders Funeral Service