Mildred B. Oakes

Mildred B. Oakes, 81, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2012, in Harriman Care and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born July 2, 1931, in Cumberland County to Lumley A. and Maggie Farmer Barnes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn O. Oakes; her parents; three sisters, Reba Russell, Carol Nance and Margaret Patterson; and a brother, Walter H. "Gibb" Barnes.
Survivors include a daughter, Kay Harback and husband Rodney, Harriman; a son, Wayne Oakes, Harriman; a grandson, Kevin Oakes, Westel; a sister, Martha Cofer Conner and husband Mack, Chattanooga; a brother, Ed Barnes and wife Rose, Sylvania, Ala.; a host of nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 28, in Evans Mortuary, Rockwood. Funeral service followed at 7 p.m. in the chapel, with the Rev. Charles Kelley officiating. Burial was at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 29, at Oak Grove Cemetery, Rockwood. An online registry is available at

Funeral Home

Evans Mortuary
805 North Gateway Avenue Rockwood, TN 37854
(865) 354-2600
Published in Roane County News from July 27 to July 30, 2012