Earl Yeary Jr.

Obituary of Earl Yeary Jr.

Mr. Earl Yeary, Jr., age 65 of Tazewell, TN was born January 18, 1954 and passed away February 26, 2019 at his home with his family by his side. Earl was a member of Binghamton Baptist Church and attended Liberty Baptist Church. He was employed by the Claiborne County School System as maintenance at TNT Primary School. Earl was well learned in the Scriptures and was an avid history buff. He was proceeded in death by parents, Earl Yeary, Sr. and Shirley (Brown) Yeary; brothers Donald, Franklin, and J.B. Yeary; sisters Shelby Jean Martin and Ameline Collins; and father-in-law Carl Williams. He is survived by wife Stella Coleen Yeary of 40 years; daughter Rebecca (Yeary) Mountain and husband Dion; brothers Curtis Yeary, Ricky (Hannah) Yeary , and Teddy Yeary; sisters Betty (David) Cunningham, Barbara (Wayne) Rowland, Patricia Ball, Irene (Junior) Cunningham, Ruby (Jackie) Pace, Debbie (George) Henard, and Marilyn (Troy) Combs; half-brother Orville Yeary; half-sister Wanda Munch; and mother-in-law Sharon Williams. Earl has a host of other family and friends. Rev. Kenny Clark and Dalton Coffey officiating. Burial at Liberty Cemetery. 


The family will receive friends Monday, March 4 from 5:00PM -7:00PM with funeral services to follow at 7:00PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Kenny Clark and the Rev. Dalton Coffey officiating.

Music will be provided by: Walt Hooter, pianist; Allison Harrison and Family.


Graveside services will be conducted Tuesday, March 5 at 11:00AM at the Liberty Cemetery.


Pallbearers: Tony Simpson, Arnold Perry, Dalton Coffey, Jake Rowe, Riley DeBusk, and Randy Rowe.


Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family.