Gladys Oakley

Gladys Oakley

MONTICELLO – Gladys A. Oakley, 82, of Monticello passed away at 6:01 p.m. Friday (Nov. 30, 2012) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, at First Christian Church of Monticello, with the Rev. Steve Ingram officiating. There will be no visitation. Interment will be in Monticello Township Cemetery.

Gladys was born Dec. 21, 1929, in Shelby County, Ill., the daughter of Joseph and Blanche Lamb. She married Maurice E. Oakley on April 27, 1958, in Mowequa.

Surviving are her son, Vernon Oakley of Monticello; her daughter, Anita Oakley of Decatur; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Gladys was a nurse's aide at the Piatt County Nursing Home. She was a member of First Christian Church of Monticello. Gladys enjoyed sewing, cooking and spending time with her children.

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