Joan Marie Collett Yokum


Joan Marie Collett Yokum, 78, a resident of Elkins, passed away Wednesday, June 24, 2020, in the Davis Medical Center.

She was born Oct. 25, 1941, in Elkins, a daughter of the late Orin and Opal Grows Collett.

She was married to Austin Noel Yokum, who preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 2017.

Surviving is one son, Timothy Allen Yokum and wife Michelle of Elkins; two stepsons, Daniel Yokum, and David Armstrong; several grandchildren including Jeffrey Yokum and wife Amber and Chase and Kallie Lothes. Four great grandchildren, Brentley Yokum, Braelynn Washington, Khaleeci and Camri Lothes; a sister Velma Lewis; sisters-in-law, Olita and Paul Brudette, Mary Louise Yokum, Mary Lou Corn and Eulah Yokum; special niece, Terri Thornhill and husband Dan and special friend, Anna Harper also survive.

Joan attended the schools of Randolph County and was employed for many years at the Kmart Store in Elkins prior to her retirement.

Mrs. Yokum will be cremated. Interment will follow at a later date at the Greenwood Cemetery at East Dailey.

The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Joan Marie Collett Yokum. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.tomblynfuneralhome.com.