Dora Lee Oakes
Dora Lee Oakes, 90, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Sunday, March 29, 2020 at her home.
She was born January 5, 1930 in Vance County to the late Plennie A. White and Pearl Journigan White. She was a member of Tabbs Creek Baptist Church where she was a devoted Sunday School Teacher for many years. Dora Lee worked at Leggett’s in Henderson and was a homemaker.
Due to Public Health Concerns, a private graveside services will be conducted at 3:00 PM Tuesday, March 31, 2020 in Tabbs Creek Baptist Church Cemetery by Rev. Stan Jenkins. To view the graveside services remotely, please click on the following link prior to the start of the service: https://vimeo.com/402387949
Surviving are her son, Michael E. Duke (Audrey) of Oxford; a sister, Barbara Preddy of Oxford; four grandsons, Chris Duke (Nicole) and their children, Aiden, Eli, and Collin Duke, Ryan Duke (Mary Claire) and their daughter, Charley Duke, Dustin Duke (Kaitlen Poe), Blair Duke, (Heather Clopton) and sister- in- laws; Frances Murray and Mildred Oakes. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Oakes and a sister, Jessie Pendleton.
Memorials may be made to Tabbs Creek Baptist Church in care of Alice Overton, 6537 Harold O’Brien Rd. Oxford, NC 27565.