Oct 05, 2010 - 09:09:53 pm CDT: Roxboro - Edward "Ed" Lee Oakes, age 57, of the Brian Center died Monday, October 4, 2010 at the Person Memorial Hospital. He was born in Caswell County and was the son of the late Cecil Aubrey Oakes and Beulah Mae Persinger Oakes. He was preceded in death by one brother, Cecil Lewis Oakes and one sister, Mary Ann Oakes Thaxton. Surviving are five brothers, Richard Oakes and Robert Oakes, both of Roxboro; Harvey Oakes and Bill Oakes, both of Leasburg; Archie Oakes of Burlington; one sister, Frances O. Wrenn of Leasburg.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at the Brooks & White Chapel by the Rev. Herbert Brown. Burial will follow in the Old Lamberth Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery, 2790 Concord Church Road, Leasburg. Pallbearers will be nephews. Honorary pallbearer will be Faye Thaxton Briggs.
The family will receive friends 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Tuesday evening at the Brooks & White Funeral Home and other times at the home of his brother, Harvey Oakes, 9331 Leasburg Rd., Leasburg. Condolences may be sent to www.brooksandwhite.com.