Nita Yarbrough Stanley, 93, of Gainesville died Saturday, April 28, 2012 at her home. Mrs. Stanley was born September 18, 1918 in Taylor to David Arthur Yarbrough and Maggie Raulerson Yarbrough. She was a graduate of Taylor High School class of 1938 and moved to Gainesville shortly after graduation. She was a retired business owner and member of Countryside Baptist Church, Gainesville.
She married Thomas Markham on Feb. 19, 1939 and he was killed in action in WWII on January 9, 1945. She remarried on June 26, 1948 to John Elliot Stanley, her husband of 50 years who preceded her in death on January 6, 1999. She was also preceded in death by brothers Lewis, Leo, Roy, Artie, Ed and John Yarborough and sister Elna.