This photo includes Horace Harrelson (in uniform), my Great Uncle Horace, who served in the military during World War II. He was assigned to the Oklahoma during the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Twice decorated as a war hero, he earned the Medal of Valor and a Purple Heart. He died in 2001 and is buried in California.

Also pictured above from left to right: Velda (Yoakum) Sullivan, who became the wife of Timothy Sullivan; Shirley Yoakum, my mother; Larry Yoakum, face covered; and an unidentified little girl on the far right.

Submitted by: Rajean Gallagher.

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