Yoakum, Allen
WEST CEMETERY OBITUARIES



YOAKUM, ALLEN

Menard County Review, Friday, August 21, 1998

Allen Yoakum

Allen Yoakum, 80, of Cantrall died Thursday, August 6, 1998 at Memorial Medical Center.

He was born April 5, 1918 in Athens, the son of Robert Ottis and Lydia Anna Neff Yoakum. His wife, Dorean, died in 1994.

Mr. Yoakum farmed in the Athens area. Surviving are two daughters, Shirley Laurik of Springfield and Linda Wasilewski of Athens; one son, Larry Yoakum of Springfield; 13 grandchildren, including Steve Yoakum of Cantrall, whom he raised; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter, Haley; one sister, Willetta Mortimer of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were held Monday, August 10 at 11 a.m. at Mott and Henning Funeral Home in Athens with John Thomson officiating. Burial was in West Cemetery, Athens.

Submitted by: Rajean Gallagher.


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