Mrs. Leota Yocom, 62, of 1121 Cashmere Street and long-time Wenatchee resident, died in a local hospital Sunday morning [October 24, 1952] following an illness of four weeks. She was born January 12, 1892 at Van Wert, Ohio, and she resided in Ohio until 16 years of age when she came with her sister to Wenatchee in 1908. She was married to Clifford Yocom in 1910 at Wenatchee and had resided here since that time.

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Mrs. Yocom was a member of Calvary Bible Presbyterian Church of Wenatchee and an active ember of the Ladies Aid Society.

She is survived by two sons, Joe T. Yocom of Twisp, and Earl W. Yocom of Wenatchee; one brother, Charles Thomas of Wenatchee; two sisters, Mrs. Iva Brodbeck of Decatur, Indiana, and Mrs. Clara Yocom of Malaga, and eight grandchildren.

Mr. Yocom preceded her in death in 1948. Funeral services are announced by Jones and Jones. [Interment Wenatchee City Cemetery]

Wenatchee Daily World, October 25, 1952
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman