Barbara Marie (Long) Yocom

Barbara Marie (Long) Yocom, 77, of Walnut Grove, passed away at 12:55 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2019.
Yocom, the daughter of Joseph and Blanch Marie (Porter) Long, was born in Wentworth, on May 13, 1941. Barbara and Kenneth Yocom were united in marriage on June 25, 1965. They shared over 53 years together.
Yocum was a lifelong area resident. She graduated from Walnut Grove High School in 1960. She enjoyed cooking, playing slot machines, and always winning. She loved her family and friends.
Yocom is survived by her husband, Kenneth of the home; children, Tommie Linn Yocom and wife Melanie of Walnut Grove, Ed Yocom and wife Mindy of Aldrich; grandchildren, Danny Yocom and wife Delaney, Katie Richardson, and husband Dusty, Nick Yocom, Becky Yocom; step-grandchildren, Amanda Cooper, Tyler Allen, Megan Smith and husband Dusty; 11 great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other family and many friends.
Yocom was preceded in death by her parents; daugh- ter, Tina Maria Yocom; five brothers, and six sisters.
Visitation was from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home, Walnut Grove. Funeral services were at 1 p.m., Sunday, March 10, 2019, at the funeral home, with burial following at Rose Hill Cemetery.


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