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    Mrs. Yoakum


Ann Blackburn Yoakum, 89, of Rockdale died Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, in Cameron.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, Aug. 15, at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale with Daniel Garrison officiating.

Mrs. Yoakum Ann was born Sept. 21, 1928, in Minerva to Joe J. and Annie May (Hollowell) Denham.

She attended school at New Salem and Rockdale ISD.

Mrs. Yoakum was a rancher and owner of Bar-1-Bar near Milano.

On Feb. 25, 1948 she married William T. Blackburn in Cameron. After Mr. Blackburn passed away she married Jimmy I. Yoakum on Nov. 30, 1990, in Hallettsville.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, William T. Blackburn on March 5, 1981, and Jimmy I. Yoakum on Aug. 24, 2014; a son, Thomas Clint (Bo) Blackburn on Nov. 23, 1972; two brothers, Joe E. Den-ham and Preston E. Denham; two sisters, Del R. Brown and Billie L. Cordrey; and her parents.

Survivors are a daughter, Patricia Ann Blackburn of Hurst; three stepdaughters, Phyllis Hiney and husband Joey of Thorn-dale, Katherine M. Culpepper and husband Wayne of Christ-man, and Annette Whitmore of Cameron; and a sister, Mary Alice Vick of New Braunfels; also, a grandchild and five step-grandchildren, a great-grandchild and three step-great-grandchildren.

Rockdale Reporter

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