Alethia Cleaver Krecker
- Born: 26 Jun 1924, Pennsylvania
- Marriage: Harry Earl Yocom Jr.
- Died: 2 Jul 2006 at age 82
- Buried: Forest Hills Memorial Park, Reiffton, Berks Co., PA
The SSDI records:
Name: Alethia C. Yocom
Last Residence: 19605
Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania
BORN: 26 Jun 1924
Died: 2 Jul 2006
State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951)
Alethia C. Yocom, 82, Laureldale, died July 2 in Manor Care, Laureldale, where she had been a patient for four days.
She was the wife of Harry E. Yocom, Jr.
Born in Reading, she was the daughter of the late D. Walter and Margaret E. (Sutter) Krecker.
She was employed for six years as a secretary.
She was a 1941 graduate of Reading High School and later graduated from Helen Hoffman Moore Secretarial School. She also attended Albright College. Alethia graduated from the Hopewell School of Ministry in 1988.
She volunteered her time to CBN, and received an outstanding volunteer service award. She also volunteered for the Hopewell Church Food Bank for 20 years.
Alethia was a member of Hopewell Mennonite Church, Reading.
Also surviving are a daughter, Patricia A. (Yocom) wife of G. Jeffrey Winter, Suffern, N.Y. and a son, Daniel H. Yocom, PHD, husband of Amy P. (Rowe)Yocom Millersville.
There are also six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. at Hopewell Mennonite Church, Sixth and Cherry Streets, Reading. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Park. Friends may call Thursday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Greater Berks Co. Food Bank, 1011 Tuckerton Court Reading, PA 19605, Joyce Myers Ministry P.O. Box 655 Fenton, MI 63026, Hopewell Mennonite Church, 6th and Cherry Streets, Reading, PA 19602, or, Gideons International, Central Berks Gideon P.O. Box 13773 Reading, PA 19612. Walter R. Christ Funeral Home, Inc., Laureldale, is in charge of arrangements. www.christfuneralhome.com
Alethia married Harry Earl Yocom Jr., son of Harry Earl Yocom Sr. and Martha Marie Schaeffer. (Harry Earl Yocom Jr. was born on 6 Apr 1924 in Reading, Berks Co., PA, died on 8 Feb 2012 in Reading, Berks Co., PA and was buried in Forest Hills Memorial Park, Reiffton, Berks Co., PA.)