John Clovis Oakes, formerly of Conroe, passed away in Groesbeck on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at age 96.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, May 10 (Visitation beginning at 1:00), in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, and burial in the Oakes Cemetery.
John was a World War II veteran, who served on the U.S.S. Cascade in the Pacific Theater. He taught in Conroe and was principal at Sam Houston High in Conroe in the seventies. After 65 years of marriage, his wife Hazel passed away in 2011.
He is survived by his daughter, Janice H. Oakes of Houston.