April 30, 1926 - December 25, 2017
Austin N. Yokum, age 91 years, a resident of Beverly, passed away Monday, December 25, 2017 at Nella’s Incorporated. He was born April 30, 1926 a son of the late Oran Vance Yokum and Georgia Mundell Yokum. On July 6, 1962 he was married to the former Joan Collett who survives at Beverly. Also surviving are three sons, Dave Armstrong of Daily, Daniel Yokum of Coalton and Timothy Yokum of Elkins. One brother, Richard Yokum of Elkins and three sisters, Olita Burdette of Green Wood, SC, Judith Loflin of Dameron, MD and Mary Lou Corn of Catonsville, MD. Several grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive. Also preceding him in death were one brother, Gail Yokum and two sisters, Virginia Wertz and Ila Phares. Mr. Yokum was a graduate of Tygart Valley High School and a Veteran of the United States Army. He retired in 1989 from Labcraft where he worked as a Paint Sprayer. He was a member of the Tygart Valley Baptist Church and enjoyed gardening and woodworking. Friends may call from 10:00 am until 12:00 noon Friday, December 29, 2017 at the Tomblyn Funeral Home in Elkins. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 noon Friday from the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jack Howell officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenwood Cemetery at East Daily. Full military honors will be accorded at the gravesite by members of the West Virginia National Guard Honor Guard Program, H.W. Daniels Post 29 American Legion and Tygart Valley Post 3647 Veterans of Foreign Wars. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Austin N. Yokum. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.
Austin N. Yokum, age 91 years, a resident of Beverly, passed away Monday, December 25, 2017 at Nella’s Incorporated. He was born April 30, 1926 a son of the late Oran Vance Yokum and Georgia Mundell Yokum. On July 6, 1962 he was married... View Obituary & Service Information
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