Oakes, Jr., Henry


REV. DR. HENRY N. OAKES JR. of Wilmington, N.C., 76, retired pastor of the Indiana Conference, died Saturday, July 28, 2012. A memorial service was held Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 2 p.m. in Wrightsville Beach, N.C. Burial will be in Silver Creek Cemetery, Charlestown, Ind. Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Phyllis; daughters, Elizabeth Oakes-Harmon, Loveland, Ohio; and Holly Brooks, Tarboro, N.C.; four grandchildren and brother, James Carroll Oakes, Clifton Park, N.Y. Memorial gifts may be made to Wrightsville United Methodist Church 4 Live Oak Drive, Wrightsville Beach, N.C. 28480, or the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNCW. Online condolences may be made at www.andrewsmortuary.com. Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Phyllis Oakes, 5213 Woods Edge Rd., Wilmington, N.C. 28409. Oakes served Indiana at Nashville, London/Brandywine, Linden/Kirkpatrick, Greencastle Gobin Memorial, Morgantown, Rockville First, Lawrenceburg and Georgetown Christ.

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