ROYSTON - Teddy “Mom” Elaine Oakes, 58, died Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens.
Born in Bay City, Texas, on November 7, 1950, she was the daughter of the late William H. Oakes and Elizabeth Streicher. She was a supervisor at Rite Aid. Ms. Oakes was preceded in death by brothers, William Oakes Jr., and Joe Oakes; and a sister, Joann Oakes.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Eric Veal, Royston; grandchildren, Addison, Avery and Alec Veal, Royston; sisters, Frances Chavers, Alvin, Texas, Leatrice Long and Sue Batchelor, both of Damon, Texas, Linda Fabrygel, West Columbia, Texas, Lilly Smith, Sweeny, Texas, and Gail Farmer, Hartwell.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 24, at 2 p.m., at the Old Pathway Baptist Church with the Revs. Lee Pointer and Charles White officiating. Burial will be in the Tabernacle Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, is in charge of arrangements.