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Betty Mae Caroline Stanford Yoakam


1927 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Betty Mae Caroline Stanford Yoakam Obituary
BETTY MAE CAROLINE STANFORD YOAKAM January 1, 1927 - March 8, 2014 You may have known her as Boopsy, Curly, Betty Boop, Your Darling Hairdresser or Mom. No matter what you knew her as, knowing her made you a better person. Always a smile on her face, never a bad word to say about anyone, the eternal optimist and purveyor of good advice. If you were having a bad day, go see Betty. She took care of stray animals, neighborhood kids and friends who had nobody else to help them. She loved being a hairdresser for over 50 years. Married Andrew Yoakam on August 26, 1949, he passed on March 8, 2002. Both are survived by their 2 children, Teresa and Bruce, Bruce's wife Dyann and son Brett. Born in Torrance, CA she is also survived by her sisters Dolores Rye and Bruceen (Peanut) Fleenor and numerous nieces and nephews. A 'Celebration of Life' will be held, March 30th, 2:00pm at the California Citrus State Historic Park, 9400 Dufferin Avenue, Riverside. In lieu of flowers, please donate in her name to . She will truly be missed.


Published in Press-Enterprise from Mar. 23 to Mar. 27, 2014
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