Eunice B. " Booa" Yocum, 89, of Rutherford Heights, passed away peacefully Thursday, February 21, 2013 at her home.
She was born July 13, 1923 in Mount Fair, VA; she was the daughter of the late Charles and Cora Garrison; and preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Yocum; her son, Richard Yocum; and her daughter, Patricia Gustin.
She retired from Hershey Chocolate Factory and the Commonwealth of PA; and she was a member of the Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church.
She enjoyed cooking, playing cards and most of all loved spending time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her sisters, Merle Walters, of Palmyra, Nina Finney, of Rutherford Heights, and Alvesta Schwab, of Palmyra; her grandchildren, John Gustin of Harrisburg, Chad Gustin Sr. of New Cumberland, and Trina Barton of Harrisburg; 11 great-grandchildren; 4 great great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A viewing will be held at 9:00 AM with the Funeral Service at 11:00 AM Thursday, February 28, 2013 in the Trinity Evangelical Congregational Church, 165 N. 67th St., Harrisburg. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church, Trinity E. C. Church, 165 N. 67th Street, Harrisburg, PA 17111.