Rebecca Lynn Smiley Yokom, age 37, of North East, died Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at UPMC Hamot. She was born in Erie on October 16, 1975, a daughter of Paul Smiley and Deborah Lindstrom. She attended North East High School and loved everything about the outdoors. She rode four wheelers and enjoyed horseback riding. She was a great gardener, having the "Green Thumb" in the family. She was also known for her cooking and always having a new pair of shoes. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Roy R. Yokom, two beautiful daughters, Bridgett Douglas Smiley and Kayla Elizabeth Smiley, both of North East. She also leaves two granddaughters, Rylee Michelle Hughes and Stella Vivian Brigitta Stureson, along with two brothers, Shawn Paul Smiley, William Thomas Smiley. Several half brothers and sisters, along with cousins, also remain. Private arrangements were under the care of Burton Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 602 West Tenth Street, Erie, PA 16502. Condolences and/or donations can be sent to Deborah Lindstrom, 4210 S. Washington St., Northeast PA 16428. A memorial to honor her memory and a benefit to cover expenses, are being planned. Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Nov. 25, 2012