MEBANE - Earline Hamlett Oakley, 87, of 200 East Brown Street died Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
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She was a native of Caswell County, retired from the textile industry, and a member of Mebane Gospel Chapel.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Alex Daniel Hamlett Sr. and Lizzie Winstead Hamlett; husband, Hubert Franklin Oakley; and granddaughter, Penny Willis.
She is survived by her children, Carol Willis of Mebane, Kenneth F. Oakley (Lynn) of Graham, Evon Oakley of the home, Ronald "Duck" Oakley (Angie) of Mebane, Debbie McGuire (Bobby) of Elon and Terry Miles (Royce) of Mebane; brothers, Jim Hamlett of Kernersville and Berk Hamlett of Burlington; sister, Mary Lois Prather of Danville, Va.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Thursday in the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Mebane by Alan Jones. Burial will follow in Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 until 4 p.m. before the service.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to Virgie Jaylah and the other members of the Hospice staff for the care and compassion shown to Mrs. Oakley.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Alamance-Caswell, 918 Chapel Hill Road, Burlington, NC 27215 or the Mebane Gospel Chapel, 503 North Ninth Street, Mebane, NC 27302.
Online condolences may be sent to www.mcclurefuneralservice.net
McClure Funeral Service - Mebane
1308 South Third Street Mebane , NC 27302
Published in TheTimesNews.com from May 28 to May 29, 2014