Wilma Corley Oakley

99 year old Wilma Corley Oakley of Alexandria died Friday at NHC in Smithville. She was born in DeKalb County, the daughter of the late William Belva Corley and Lillie Frances Oakley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Jim Burse Oakley; three brothers, George Corley, Alton Corley, and Billy Corley; and three sisters, Ruby Reynolds, Martha Corley, and Louise Vanatta. She was a member of the West Main Baptist Church in Alexandria. Oakley is survived by her daughter, June and husband David Lancaster of Gordonsville. Three grandchildren, Theresa and husband Ricky Sircy, Danice and husband Gary Whittemore, and Yvonne and husband Kerry Gibbs all of Gordonsville. Seven great grandchildren, ten great great grandchildren, and sisters-in-law, Mary Etta and husband William Paul Griffith of Warren, Michigan and Ruth Corley of Temperance Hall. Oakley will be buried on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Mount Zion Cemetery. Visitation with the Oakley family will be Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Avant Funeral Home in Alexandria. No visitation will be held on Sunday.

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