WINDER – Gene Charles Oakes Jr., 47, died Monday, March 28, 2011.
Born in Winder, Barrow County, he was the son of Gene Charles Oakes Sr. of Buckhead and Norma Jean Fowler of Winder. He was a self-employed carpenter.
Survivors include a daughter, Genny A. McDaniel, Arcade; four grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Sherry and Byrd Fielding and Lisa Diane Fowler, all of Winder; a half-brother, Jamie Fowler, Winder; stepsister, Tracy Parillo, Lawrenceville; and stepbrother, Scott Allen, Bethlehem.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, March 30, at 2 p.m., from Smith Memory Chapel with the Rev. Donnie Pennington officiating. The body will be cremated. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Wednesday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.