Elva Iverna Titus
(1917-1981)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Ora Edgar Yocum

Elva Iverna Titus

  • Born: 13 May 1917, Cumberland County, Illinois, United States 1
  • Marriage (1): Ora Edgar Yocum
  • Died: 21 Jun 1981, Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States at age 64 1
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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

Her obituary was published in the Herald and Review on 23 Jun 1981 in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States. 2

Yocum
Mrs. Edgar (Elva Iverna Titus) Yocum, 64, of Gol-
conda, formerly of Toledo, died Sunday evening (June
21, 1981) in Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Ceneter, Coles
County.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday in Barkley
Funeral Home, Toledo, with visitation 6 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday. Burial will be in Toledo Cemetery.
Mrs. Yocum was born in Cumberland County, daugh-
ter of Oren and Bertha Titus. She was a member of
Mounty Olive Baptist Church, Eldorado. She married Ed-
gar Yocum in 1940. He died in 1975.
Surviving are her son, Robert of Golconda; brothers,
Ellsworth and Harold Titus, both of Toledo; Harry Titus
of Mattoon; sisters, Freda Bortz of Toledo, Ohio, Mild-
red Leming and Etta McDowell, both of Toledo; Viola
Roberts of Albertville, Ala.; one grandchild.
One brother preceded her in death.

Her obituary was published in the Journal Gazette on 23 Jun 1981 in Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States. 3

ELVA IVERNA YOCUM
TOLEDO - The funeral for
Mrs. Edgar (Elva Iverna)
Yocum will be held at 1 p.m.
Wednesday in Barkley
Funeral Home, Toledo, with
the Rev. Lewis Russell
officiating.
Burial will be in Toledo
Cemetery. Friends may call
at the funeral home from 6 to
8 p.m. today.
Mrs. Yocum, 64, of
Golconda, formerly of
Toledo, died Sunday evening
(June 21, 1981) in Sarah Bush
Lincoln Health Center, Mat-
toon.
She was born May 13m 1917,
in Cumberland Country, a
daughter of Oren and Bertha
Russell Titus. She was mar-
ried to Edgar Yocum in 1940.
He died in 1975. Mrs. Yocum
was a member of Mount Olive
Baptist Church at Eldorado.
She is survived by a son,
Robert of Golconda; three
brothers, Harry Titus of Mat-
toon and Harold and
Ellsworth Titus, both of
Toledo; four sisters, Etta
McDowell and Mildred Lem-
ing, both of Toledom Freda
Bortz of Toledo, Ohio, and
Viola Roberts of Albertville,
Ala.; and one grandchild.
She was preceded in death
by one brother.


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Elva married Ora Edgar Yocum, son of James Robert Yocum and Minnie Evelyn Ray. (Ora Edgar Yocum was born on 21 Jun 1911 in Illinois, United States 4 5 and died on 10 Dec 1975 in Eldorado, Saline, Illinois, United States 5.)


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Sources


1 U.S. Social Security Death Index (Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.),

Name: Iverna Yocum
SSN: 355-09-7569
Last Residence: 62938 Golconda, Pope, Illinois, USA
BORN: 13 May 1917
Died: Jun 1981
State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951).

2 Herald & Review, 23 Jun 1981, online archives, p. A9, col. 3.

3 Journal Gazette, 23 Jun 1981, p. 5, col. 5; digital images.

4 1920 United States Federal Census (Ancestry.com. 1920 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2005. For details on the contents of the film numbers, visit the following NARA web page: NARA.
Note: Enumeration Districts 819-839 on roll 323 (Chicago City. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.T625, 2,076 rolls.).

5 U.S. Social Security Death Index (Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Provo, Utah: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2006.),

Name: Edgar Yocum
SSN: 356-09-7842
Last Residence: 62930 Eldorado, Saline, Illinois, United States of America
Born: 21 Jun 1911
Died: Dec 1975
State (Year) SSN issued: Illinois (Before 1951).


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