Menard County Review, Friday, Feb. 21, 1975

Former Athens man dead at 48
ATHENS -- Kenneth (Luke) Yoakum, 48, of Seattle, Washington was found dead at his home Friday, February 14.

Mr. Yoakum was born May 31, 1926 in Athens, the son of the late Robert Otis and Edith M. Yoakum. He attended the Athens Schools.

He is survived by two sons, David and Kevin Yoakum, both of Seattle, Wash.; one daughter, Mrs. Carl A. (Kenna) Rogers, Jr. of Springfield; one brother, Jack Yoakum of Twist, Wash.; three half-sisters, Mrs. Walter (Rose) Abel of Athens, Mrs. Lois Cantrall and Mrs. Willetta Mortimer, both of Springfield; one half-brother, Allen Yoakum, Jr. of Cantrall; two grand-daughters, Lisa and Angela Rogers of Springfield; three nephews and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

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