April 3, 1938 - September 18, 2021
Betty Lou Yocom, 83, of Cable, Ohio passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021 in Vancrest of Urbana.
She was born April 3, 1938 in Champaign County, the daughter of Darious and Evelyn Mattox. Betty graduated from Urbana Local School in 1957. She married the love of her life Roger Yocom on June 16, 1957 in Jenkins Chapel Church, they spent 64 years together. She loved bowling, quilting, traveling, playing euchre and being a homemaker. She was a member of the Champaign Cruisers, Farm Bureau, the 5-H club and a 4-H advisor of the Sewing club. She attended the Church of Christ in Christian Union in Urbana
She is survived by her daughter, Jill (Jerry) Thomas; son, Jerry (Carol) Yocom; grandchildren, Jerrod, Megan, Sara, Jason M., Jason L., Luke and J.R.; 3 great grandchildren; brothers, Roderick E. Yocom, Ross E. Yocom as well as several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-7p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 in the VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 23, 2021 in the funeral home with Pastor David VanHoose officiating.
Burial will follow in Jenkins Chapel Cemetery, Cable, Ohio.
Memorial contributions may be in Betty's memory to the donor's favorite charity.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com