2015-03-14 / Obituaries

Louise Lillian Oakley


Louise Lillian Oakley, age 94, of 936 McGhees Mill Road, died Thursday morning, March 12, 2015 at the home of her niece.
Ms. Oakley was a native of Person County, and daughter of the late Alvis William and Aldine Elizabeth Clayton Oakley.
She never married and chose to stay home to care for her mother, nieces and nephews and other children when necessary, all of which she had fond memories.  
Ms. Oakley enjoyed spending time outside where she would sit, sometimes for hours at the time. She attended Ca-vel Baptist Church.
Surviving are a brother, Harold Oakley of Roxboro and a host of nieces and nephews.  
In addition to her parents, Ms. Oakley is preceded in death by nine sisters and three brothers.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at Ca-vel Baptist Church by the Rev. Richard Long. Interment will follow in the Oakley Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the church.       
Pallbearers will be Bill Anderson, Gerald Clayton, Joshua Clayton, Brad Coley, Sherwood Coley and Johnny Oakley.
Flowers are acceptable or memorial contributions may be made to the Ca-vel Baptist Church General Fund, 1885 North Main Street, Roxboro, NC 27573.  
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home, 1314 North Main Street, Roxboro, NC 27573.  Online condolences may be made at stricklandfhroxboro.com.

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