Yvonne L. Abram

Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home

Yvonne L. Abram

Ardmore - Yvonne L. Abram, age 82, gained her wings on June 10, 2021 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. Her home going celebration will be Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church with Reverend Gregory Newhouse officiating. The family asks that those in attendance, please were a mask. Interment will follow in Jehovah Cemetery with the assistance of Maurice Shannon, Earl Shannon, Jr., Lee Anderson, Deon Stevenson, Rodney Shannon and Bo Brown.

A time of visitation and support for the family will be held Tuesday evening from 6:00 till 8:00 p.m. at the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.

Yvonne L. Abram was born May 26, 1939 to Leo Shannon and Laura (Wright) Shannon in Milo, Oklahoma. She was a graduate of Central High School.

She married Johnnie E. Abram on June 15, 1962 and moved to Kansas City, MO, where they resided for 13 years. They returned home to Milo, Oklahoma.

Yvonne was a member of the Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church, where she served on the Mission and Usher boards. She loved gardening, cooking, fishing and sewing. She also had a love and raised exotic chickens. She loved animals but above all, she loved her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband Johnnie Abram; her parents, Leo and Laura Shannon; Sisters, Willie Lee, Ortha Dean Anderson, Pamela Stevenson, Shirley Jean Brown; brothers, Lincoln Shannon and Tilmon Shannon; a brother-in-law Henry Lee and sister-in-law Grace Shannon.

She is survived by her son Leo Abram, two daughters, Sharon Beatty(Carlton); and Linda Abram; sisters, Vernita Traylor; Peggy Stevenson(James); Sandra and Rae Ann Shannon; brothers, Earl Shannon(Arzelia) and Clenard Shannon; sister-in-law Hattie Shannon; brother-in-laws, Gilbert Anderson, Eugene Brown and Larry Stevenson. Her grandchildren, Kendrick Abram; Taron Abram; Comesha Woods, Shemetria Cohee(Toby); Jonathan Abram, Nakeisha Sampson; Carleton Beatty Jr.; Denisha Beatty and Emanuel Beatty; 15 great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Services are under the direction of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory where online condolences for the family may be left at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.

Published on June 12, 2021

Service Information


Jehovah Cemetery
January 01, 0001


Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church
June 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM