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Ethel Maria Yarbrough

Ethel Maria Yarbrough, a former housekeeper, died August 15, 2011, in Saratoga Springs. She was 102.

Ethel started working at Skidmore in 1960 and retired in 1976. Active in the Olivet Baptist Church of Saratoga Springs, she led the choir and helped launch a youth choir in the late 1950s. The church created the Green-Yarbrough Scholarship Fund in her honor.

Predeceased by husband Dallas, a son, a daughter, and a sister, she was survived by a son, two grandchildren, four great-grands, and four great-great-grands.