Geraldine G. Yoakam

September 02, 1918 ‒ December 16, 2002

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Geraldine G. Yoakam, age 84, of Mount Vernon died Monday December 16, 2002 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon. She was born September 2, 1918 in Pike Township, Knox County to William R. and Anna Belle (Infield) Shira and had spent her lifetime in Knox County.

Geraldine was a member of the First Baptist Church in Fredericktown.

Surviving are her daughter Carolyn (C. Thomas) Craze of Fredericktown; her son William (Rosalie) Yoakam of Springboro; 6 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; her brother Alva Shira of Massillon and 2 sisters Mary Merriman of Mount Vernon and Dorotha Zolman of Fredericktown. Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Richard Yoakam, 3 brothers Royal, George, and William Shira and 5 sisters Florence Kunkle, Marie Jones, Pauline Geltz, Ruth Hawkins, and a stillborn infant sister.

There will be no calling hours. Memorial services will be Friday at 11:30 AM at the First Baptist Church in Fredericktown with Rev. Mary Miller officiating. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church, 22 East Sandusky Street, Fredericktown, Ohio 43019.

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