LaPatka Anne Yarbrough Brand (“Pat”)
LaPatka Anne Yarbrough Brand (“Pat”), age 85, passed away at her home in Opelika on May 28th, 2019. She was born to Nim and Ellen Mitchell Yarbrough on October 9, 1934 in Lanett. She was educated in the Lanett school system and graduated from Lanett High School in 1953, then graduated from Auburn University in 1957.
She is survived by her two sons, Chuck Brand of Opelika, AL and Chris Brand of Minneapolis, MN. Other survivors include her grandsons, Scott (Caitlin) Brand and Adam Brand, her only great-grandchild, Brelynn Brand, her siblings Tony (Carolyn) Jones, NaTasha (Shelby) Sewell, Marsha (Scotty) Scott, Philip (Christy) Jones and Jenny (Randy) Crenshaw, a host of family members and too many friends to number.
She was predeceased by her parents, the man who raised her after her father died in August 1935, James H. Jones, and her sister Mary Ellen Weldon Prestridge.
Visitation was Friday, May 31st, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Jeffcoat Trant Funeral Home in Opelika, followed by a graveside service at the Lanett Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the charity of your choice in Pat’s memory.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home directed.