Born 1-8-1949 -- Died 1-2-2007
Sherman Dewayne Oakes, age 58, of Hardy, died Feb. 2, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem. He was born Jan. 8, 1949, in Hardy, the son of the late Alfred and Thelma Byers Oakes.
He was a retired truck driver and a member of the Banks Baptist Church near Hardy.
Survivors include: one son, Terry Oakes of Mountain Home; one brother, Ronnie Oakes of Hardy; two sisters, Murlene Traw of El Paso, Texas, and Carol Howell of Coffeeville, Miss.; one grandson; many other relatives and friends.
The funeral services will be held March 2 at 2 p.m. in Higginbotham Chapel in Hardy, with Bro. Floyd Rikard officiating. Burial followed in McMullan Cemetery near Hardy. Arrangements were by Higginbotham Funeral Service of Hardy.