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Betty M. (Shoemaker) Yoakem

April 8, 1937 — August 26, 2021

Betty M. (Shoemaker) Yoakem

Betty M. (Shoemaker) Yoakem 84 of Bainbridge, passed from this life Thursday, August 26, 2021 at Adena Pike Medical Center. She was born April 8, 1937 in Bainbridge, Ohio the daughter of the late William H and Pansy Marie (Belle) Shoemaker. On August 18, 1954 she married Myron W. Yoakem who passed from this life on Friday, July 6, 2018.

She is survived by six children Jack L. (Beverly) Yoakem and Debbie (Wayne) Barnhart of Bainbridge, Ron M. (Lea) Yoakem of Frankfort, Lori Yoakem of Bainbridge, Jenny Yoakem of Chillicothe and Kevin (Chris) Yoakem of South Salem, eleven grandchildren; Jeremy, Tonya, Ryan, Justin, Jessica, Nicole, Grayson, Shelby, Jonah, Ben and Bailey, seven great-grandchildren; Abri, Jacob, Johnathan, Emma, Lucia, Sebastian and Alex; and sister Bobbi Pease.

In addition to her parents and husband Betty was preceded in death by one great-grandchild; Charlie Cosentino; six sisters and one brother.

Betty was a wonderful cook; she made the best pies and yeast rolls. She was an avid Ohio State Fan and loved to have a good conversation. She was also the author of the children’s book “Wooly and Fuzzy”. In Betty’s words “Looove you bunches”.

In keeping with Betty’s wishes cremation has taken place. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at the SMITH-MOORE-EBRIGHT FUNERAL HOME, Bainbridge. Social distancing is recommended.

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Saturday, September 4, 2021

3:00 - 5:00 pm

Smith-Moore-Ebright Funeral Home

110 W Main St, Bainbridge, OH 45612

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