The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

July 21, 2013


The Daily Item

— WATSONTOWN — Mr. and Mrs. Ned Yocum, of Watsontown, celebrated their 71st wedding anniversary recently.

They were married July 19, 1942, by the Rev. Albert Klepfer at the home of the bride’s parents in Montgomery.

Mrs. Yocum, the former Lucille Bender, is the daughter of the late Freeman and Marie (Bower) Bender.

Her husband, a native of Watsontown, is the son of the late Frank and Elsie (Prowant) Yocum.

They are members of the Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Watsontown.

They are the parents of one son, Dennis Yocum; and one daughter, Jacquelyn Richart, both of Milton. There are also five grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.