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Alice E Countryman Yocum

Female 1915 - 1984  (68 years)

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  • Name Alice E Countryman Yocum 
    Born 25 May 1915  Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Mar 1984  Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 19 Mar 1984  Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2970  Rossville
    Last Modified 5 Apr 2020 

    Father Dewey R Countryman,   b. 20 Apr 1875,   d. 26 Apr 1942  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Florence Dell Higgins Countryman,   b. 27 Dec 1885,   d. 8 May 1960  (Age 74 years) 
    Family ID F648  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ray R Yocum 
    Married 18 Jun 1937  Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
     1. Gary Yocum
     2. Kenneth Yocum
    Bridal Shower- Countryman, Alice
    Bridal Shower- Countryman, Alice
    Bridal Shower

    Misses Pauline and Leora Hayes were hostesses to a group of friends, at their home last Friday evening honoring Mrs. Alice Countryman Yocum with a cotton shower. The afternoon was spent socially with parlor games and contests. Dainty refreshments were served. Mrs. Yocum received many lovely and useful gifts. The invited guests were Jennie Heiland, Anne Cullen, Mrs. Flossie Dodge, Mrs. Louis Trahoon, Mrs. J.C. Coke, Mrs. Nadine Berry, Mrs. Nellie Martin, Viola Strimple, Olive Martin, Edna Martin, Edna Martin, Mrs. Cecil Lloyd, Helen Parr, Mrs. Yocum, Kathleen Pelfrey, Lorene Parr, Esther Sebring, Barbara Goodrum, Donna Goodrum, Mrs. Peter Navarre, Mrs. Averill Startup, Donice Marney, Maxine Marney, Geraldine Fawl, Maxine Miller, Ruth Diehl, Alice Diehl, Mrs. Clarence Hahn, Gertrude Wallace, Grace Stevens, Ruth Stroup, Grace White, Mrs. J.E. White, Mrs. Art White, Betty White, Mrs. Ed Baird, Mrs. Dan Landis, Evelyn Landis, Evelyn Paine, Lulu Rachel Dannefer, Elrena Parr, Amy Meade, Opal Meade, Thora Parr, Maxine Parr, Letha McClain, Eva Davis, Mrs. H.E. Ishmael, Mrs. Geo. Bills, Mrs. Lois McConnell, Hope Patton, Nora Dell Patton, Mildred Berry, Faye White.
    Marriage- Countryman, Alice-Yocum, Ray
    Marriage- Countryman, Alice-Yocum, Ray
    Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Countryman, of Topeka, announce the marriage of their daughter, Alice to Mr. Ray Yocum, son of Mrs. Ethel Yocum, of Topeka. The ceremony was per-formed Friday evening, June 18, at 8 o’clock at the home of the bride’s patents. Only the members of the immediate families and a few additional friends were present.

    The Rev. H. E. Straw, of Havensville, former pastor of the Rossville Methodist church, read the service.

    The bride wore a wedding dress of white crepe chiffon with matching white accessories.

    Mrs. Yocum was attended by Miss Doris Olayburg, of Topeka and Mr. Yocum chose as his attendant, Mr. Earl Morris, of Topeka.

    Mrs. Morris was a member of the graduating class of Rossville high school in '83, grew to womanhood in Rossville and lived here until her employment with the United Electric Co., with which firm she still is connected. Mr. Yocum is employed with the Missouri Valley Electric Co.

    Mr. and Mrs. Yocum will be at home at 519 West Fifth Street.

    Mrs. I. Schermerhorn entertained Thursday evening, June 17, for the young couple at a party and miscellaneous shower at her home in Topeka.

    Mr. and Mrs. Countryman entertained with a wedding dinner Sunday in compliment to Mr. and Mrs. Yocum.

    Misses Pauline and Leora Hayes are planning a shower and party for this recent bride at their home on July 2nd.

    The many friends of Alice in Rossville join the Reporter in extending congratulations and best wishes for their future happiness and prosperity
    Last Modified 2 Sep 2017 09:47:35 
    Family ID F4115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Obituary- Yocum, Alice
    Obituary- Yocum, Alice
    Mrs. Alice E. Yocum, 68, Kansas City, Ks., died Thursday, March 15, 1984, at a hospital in Omaha, Nebr., where she and her husband were visiting a son and his family.

    She was born May 25, 1915, at Rossville, the daughter of Dewey and Florence Countryman, where she attended the Rossville Schools, graduating with the class of 1933. She was married June 18th, 1937, to Ray R. Yocum in Topeka, where they lived until 1941 when they moved to Kansas City, Ks.

    She leaves her husband, Ray R. Yocum, two sons, Gary Yocum, Omaha, Nebr., Kenneth Yocum, Ramstein, Germany, and three grandchildren; one brother, Ralph Countryman, Topeka; five sisters, Mrs. Ruby Davis, Ozawkie, Mrs. Betty Barrett, Louisville, Ky., Mrs. Vena May Thompson, Delia, Mrs. Irene Wade, Ogden, Utah, and Nellie Countryman, Rossville.

    Services were held Monday, March 19, at Butler Funeral Chapel with burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Ks.

    Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Action Inc., Kansas City, Ks., or sent to Nellie Countryman, Rossville, Ks. 66533.