MADISON, Ala. — Elwanda Faye Oakes, 68, died April 30, 2013, at Valley View Nursing Home. Services are Friday at 2 p.m. at First Freewill Baptist Church with Mike Rogers, Joe Beckon, Richard Hendrix and David Currie officiating. Burial will follow in Fellowship Baptist Cemetery. Visitation is two hours prior to services. Mrs. Oakes was born April 30, 1945, to the late Esker Lee and Virgie Oakes. She was formerly employed as a science teacher at Sulligent High School. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Eldredge Motes.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on May 2, 2013
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