AUDREY YOAKUM

Audrey Yoakum  Audrey Yoakum, age 73, of Clarence, Missouri, formerly of Brashear, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, January 27, 2016.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Orvie and Agnes Yoakum; sister-in-law, Reta Yoakum; brother-in-law, Kennie Hustead; a niece, Teresa Ahlbom; a nephew, Kevin Yoakum, a great nephew, Jeffrey Phillips and a great-great-nephew, Lathen Yoakum.

Audrey is survived by her brothers and sisters, Eugene Yoakum of Brashear, Wanda Hustead of Marceline, Gary Yoakum (Mary Ann) of Edina, Keith Yoakum (Barbra) of LaPlata, Leroy Yoakum (Donna) of Kirksville, Melvin Yoakum of Hurdland, Martha Smith (Jack) of Shelbina, and Bev Arnold (Tony) of Clarence and many friends.

Audrey’s greatest joy in life was holding and rocking all the babies of her siblings; she adored her baby dolls; loved displaying her freshly polished nails and wearing her beautiful hair bows and jewelry; but her greatest love was her family, and will be greatly missed by all.

Funeral services were held Monday, February 1, 2016, at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri.  Burial was in the Winigan Cemetery.

Memorial gifts are suggested to Clarence Care Center, Kirksville Regional Center for children with Disabilities, 1720 E. LaHarpe, Kirksville, MO, or United Cerebral Palsy of Kansas City, 1044 Main St., Suite 600, Kansas City, MO.   Memorials may also be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.