Mrs. Goldie L. Yocom, 57, of 1022 Sunset avenue, died at 2 o’clock this morning at her home following a lingering illness of complications.
She was born at Pomeroy on Sept. 12, 1890, the daughter of Howard and Ola Chase Wilson, but had made this city her home for the major part of her life.
Mrs. Yocom was a member of the Central Trinity Methodist church, Zanesville Chapter No. 52 OES, Amrou Caldron Beulah Temple of Pythian Sisters and the Timber Run Grange.
She is survived by her husband, Ray; two daughters, Mrs. John Bell, wife of Major John Bell has just returned from Japan and Miss Betty Lou Yocom of the home; two sons, Richard G. of Montgomery avenue and R. Alfred Yocom of Maple avenue; her mother, Mrs. Ola Wilson of Moorehead avenue; four brothers, Roy of Montgomery avenue, Morton H. of Pleasant Valley, Lester of Pomeroy, and Guy Wilson of Rushville; three sisters, Mrs. Roy Brown and Mrs. Habron Holdcroft, both of Moorehead avenue, and Mrs. Dora Slonaker of Pine street; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the Dean-Swope funeral home with Rev. L.A. Schreiber, pastor of the Central Trinity church, officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park.
The body will remain at the funeral home.
Source: Zanesville Signal, May 17, 1948.