HENDERSON, KY - Joann Yoakum, age 70, of Henderson, KY, passed away at 6:52 PM, Wednesday, January 11, 2012, at Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, IN.

She loved her family. Mrs. Yoakum was preceded in death by her parents James William and Ola Mae Luna, five brothers, and three sisters.

Survivors include husband of 53 years, Foster Merrell Yoakum Henderson, KY; 2 daughters, Karen Duddleston Evansville, IN and Sheryl Render Evansville, IN; 1 sister, Wilma Rickets and husband Donald Morganfield, KY; 4 Grandchildren: Chad Viars wife Dana, Shana Garza, Brittany Griffin, and Cody Griffin; and 6 Great Grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Sunday, January 15, 2012 at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home, Henderson, KY. Reverend Randy Durham will officiate. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery, Henderson, KY.

Friends may call from 11:00 AM to until service time on Sunday at Benton-Glunt Funeral Home, Henderson, KY.

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