Joan Yarboro, 90, of Sedalia, died Sunday, September 20, 2015 at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.

Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Crown Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Robert Sisney officiating. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time Thursday at McLaughlin Funeral Chapel. Memorial donations are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, in care of McLaughlin Funeral Chapel.

Born February 18, 1925 in Sedalia, she was the daughter of the late Clay and Selma Leicher Leftwich. She was united in marriage to Bill F. Yarboro, who preceded her in death on July 16, 1996. She is survived by a daughter, Jean Smith (Scott) of Sedalia; a sister, Mary Caroline White (Fred) of Kansas City, MO; two grandchildren, Amy Smith (Zack) and Kelli Wagenknecht (James); and three great-grandchildren, Alex, Hayden and Spencer. She was also preceded in death by a son Kimball F. Yarboro; a brother John C. “Jack” Leftwich; and a sister, Christine Metheney.

Joan was a graduate of Smith-Cotton High School and the Sedalia Business College. She was a member of First Baptist Church. She loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.