|Birth: ||Nov. 13, 1910|
|Death: ||Dec. 4, 2004|
EXCERPTED from her obit in the Herald Democrat newspaper, Sherman, Texas:
DENISON - Okla Cockburn Yeargain, 94, died Saturday, December 4, 2004 in Hilltop Haven Nursing Care Center in Gunter, Texas. Mrs. Yeargain was born November 13, 1910 in Woodville, Oklahoma the daughter of Edmund and Cordelia Simms Crabtree. She married Taylor Cockburn in November of 1927, he preceded her in death in April of 1984. She married Lyle Yeargain on June 25, 1988, he preceded her in death February of 1999.
Okla lived in Sherman until 1941 when the family moved to Denison and she began her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse at Overton, post World War II. Later she taught at Starr Elementary School. After Starr Elementary she began teaching at Central Elementary school in Denison. She advanced to teaching Mathematics in the Denison Middle School until her retirement in 1975. She was a member of Morton St. Church of Christ.
Okla obtained a B.S. degree in Education at Southeastern State College, Durant, Oklahoma in 1953 and a Master of Teaching Degree at Southeastern in 1956.
Surviving are her son, Jack Cockburn; three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren. Arrangements are under the direction of Bratcher Funeral Home.
Edmond Lafayette Crabtree (1877 - 1963)
Cordelia Simms Crabtree (1881 - 1973)
Taylor Cockburn (1904 - 1984)
Lyle Augusta Yeargain (1912 - 1999)*
Jack T Cockburn (1930 - 2012)*
Beaulah Anna Crabtree Webber (1898 - 1975)*
Edmond J. Crabtree (1901 - 1980)*
Oklahoma Crabtree Crabtree-Yeargain (1910 - 2004)
Cloycine Crabtree Driggars (1917 - 1997)*
Cedarlawn Memorial Park
Created by: Norton
Record added: Sep 26, 2005
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