Peggy Jean Yarber(final arrangements)

Peggy Jean Yarber, 55, of Hillsboro, formerly of Trenton, died Friday, March 31, 2023 at her home.  She was born June 24, 1967 in Mt. Pleasant to Charles Eugene and Caroline Sue Blythe Woods.  On March 24, 1990 she married David Thomas Yarber in New London.

She was a 1985 graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School and was of the Catholic faith.  Peggy was a homemaker and enjoyed doing crafts, going to garage sales and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her husband; four children, Amanda (Robert) Anderson of Salem, Tommy (Ashley) Yarber of Hillsboro, C.J. Yarber of Hillsboro, and Cody Altimus of Canton, Missouri; ten grandchildren; one great-grandson; her sister Tammay (Randy) Corbiser of Mt. Pleasant; father-in-law Tom Yarber of Lowell; many “adopted” children; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.  Her parents and one sister, Teresa Coleman preceded her in death.

The funeral service for Mrs. Yarber will be at 2:00 PM Thursday, April 6, 2023 at Elliott Chapel, New London.  Burial will follow at Burge Cemetery, rural New London.  Visitation will begin at noon on Wednesday with the family receiving friends from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.  Memorials may be directed to the family to help with funeral expenses.  Online condolences may be left at