Elizabeth Harris Oakley
September 28, 1916 - May 18, 2019
Born in Halifax County, VA
Resided in Person County, NC
Monday May 20, 2019, 2 PM
Person Memorial Cemetery
3250 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC 27573
Elizabeth Harris Oakley, 102, of Roxboro, died Saturday, May 18, 2019. Born in Halifax County, VA, she was the daughter of the late James Harris and Lonie Martha Whitt Harris. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Raney Oakley and her two siblings, Corbett Harris and Mary Frances Satterfield.
Mrs. Oakley enjoyed working hard and helping her husband on the farm. She loved quilting, baking chocolate pies and pound cakes. Mrs. Oakley was of the Primitive Baptist faith.
Surviving are her son, Roger Oakley and wife, Marion of Roxboro; one granddaughter, Lynne Kirby and husband, Joey of Roxboro; one great-grandson, Trey Kirby and wife, Sarah; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside rites will be held 2 PM Monday, May 20, 2019 at the Person Memorial Cemetery with the Elder Jimmy Gray officiating. The family will receive friends at the home of Roger and Marion Oakley (2229 Morton Pulliam Road, Roxboro, NC 27574).
Pallbearers will be Joey Kirby, Trey Kirby, Tommy Satterfield, Reid Satterfield, Mike Gray and Bill Anderson.
Memorials may be made to Roxboro Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, c/o the Activity Department, 901 Ridge Road, Roxboro, NC 27573.