Betty Lou Yocom

April 3, 1938 - September 18, 2021

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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


Jane and Rick Rice - Sep 23, 2021
So sorry for the loss of your mother and so soon after your dad. They were part of a great farming generation and family.
Chris/Sharon Taylor - Sep 23, 2021
Glad i got to know you. RIH
Jayne Leiter - Sep 22, 2021
We extend our sympathy to Betty's family. She and my husband, Gene enjoyed lots of "cousin time" growing up. So sorry about your losing your parents. Praying that they are together in their heavenly home.
Jerry fields - Sep 22, 2021
So sorry to hear of Mrs yocom passing. Prayers and encouragement to u
Russell and Party Bush - Sep 21, 2021
So sorry for your loss.
Sharon parker - Sep 18, 2021
Betty u will be missed. U was one of my good resident at vancrest. Rest in peace Betty
Lisa Atchison - Sep 18, 2021
Jerry, Jill and families I am just so very sorry for you loss, we are praying for peace and comfort during this very difficult time. Our deepest condolences, Rev. Lisa Jordan Atchison & Danny Atchison
Kelsey Bostick - Sep 18, 2021
I was so very sad to hear about her passing away. I can remember that she always had such a beautiful smile.

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