Obituaries for June 15, 2014

Jun. 14, 2014 @ 04:02 PM

Evelyn Oakes

Evelyn Barnes Oakes, 65, of Lenoir, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care in Hudson.

Born April 29, 1949 in Caldwell County, Evelyn was a daughter of the late Henry Doffis and Addie Mae Gilbert Barnes. She was a member of the Refuge Missionary Baptist Church and was a homemaker. In addition to her parents, she was precededin death by four brothers, Everett Barnes, Ray Barnes, Roy Barnes, and Jimmy Barnes; and one sister, Hazel Barnes.

Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Clint Darold Oakes; her children, Tina South, husband Don, Eva Perry, husband Greg, both of Lenoir and David Oakes, wife Regina, of Boomer; her grandchildren, Jon-Boy Kirby, wife April, Kristen Oakes, Matthew Perry, Dustin Eller, wife Ashley, D.J. Harding, wife Sarah; one great-grandchild, Colt Harding; three sisters, Rita Roberts, husband David, Gracie Holmes, husband John, and Faye Harrison, husband Danny; six brothers, Larry Barnes, Frank Barnes, wife Reba, Ronnie Barnes, wife Kathy, Arnold Barnes, wife Jackie, Stanley Barnes, wife Leona, and Paul Barnes, wife Linda; she is also survived by numerous other relatives.

Funeral services for Mrs. Oakes will be held on Monday, June 16 in the Chapel of Pendry’s Funeral Home at 2:00 PM with Pastor Daniel Buchanan officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Blue Ridge Memorial Park. Serving as pallbearers will be D.J. Harding, Dustin Eller, Jon- Boy Kirby, Raymond Lovins, Matthew Perry and Shane Phillips.

The family will receive friends prior to the service at the funeral home from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM.

Memorials can be made to Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care at 902 Kirkwood Street, Lenoir, NC 28645.

The family of Evelyn Oakes would like to thank the staff of Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care for the care and support they gave to the family.

Online condolences may be sent to the Oakes family at

Pendry’s Funeral Home of Lenoir is honored to be serving the Oakes family.

Vernon Kincaid

Vernon Kincaid, 71, of Morganton died June 11, 2014. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 16, 2014, at Hartland Church of God. Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory is assisting the family.

Elsie Harper

Elsie Elizabeth Harper, 87, of Willow Street, Lenoir, passed away, Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care – Lenoir. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Greer-McElveen Funeral Home and Crematory.