Karen Darlene (Reel) Yarbrough

May 6, 1948 ~ March 30, 2021 (age 72)

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Karen Darlene Yarbrough 72, went to be with the Lord on March 30, 2021 at her home.

Karen was born May 6, 1948 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, to Pauline Tomlinson. She grew up in Oklahoma and also spent some time as a child in California. She graduated from high school in Oklahoma City and spent many years driving a truck and managing properties.

Karen met and later married the love of her life Larry Yarbrough. They loved being together and were inseparable.

Karen did not have a church home but often expressed her faith, love, and trust in the Lord. She was blessed with an incredibly uplifting attitude and always had a smile on her face.

In her spare time Karen loved shopping, traveling, and spending time with her family.  Karen was incredibly proud her family. Nothing was more important to her than spending time with the people she loved.

Karen was a social butterfly who had a great love for people and for life. She had a unique way of always making you feel special. She was never shy to talk to a stranger and could make friends no matter where she went. She loved with all her heart and always made sure that the people that she loved knew how special they were.

Karen was an amazing daughter, sister, wife, Mom, Grandma, Great Grandma, and friend. She was a special, one of a kind person who will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Karen is survived by her:  loving husband, Larry, sister Patricia Kenny and husband Bill.

Children: Stacy Ozeretny, Kevin Ozeretny and wife Rei.

 Grandchildren: Terrance Ozeretny and wife Autumn, Brittany Singleton and husband Jeremy, and Liang   Ozeretny. Great Grandchildren Serenity, Noah, Kacie, and Reagan, many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

She is preceded in death by: Mother Pauline, and Brother Henry.

Arrangements will be provided by Smith Funeral Home in Sapulpa.

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Memorial Service
April 5, 2021

2:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home
1208 S Main
Sapulpa, OK 74066

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