June Elizabeth Johnson Oaks
Posted By Kim Swindell Wood | October 9, 2019 11:28 am
Last Updated: October 9, 2019 at 12:09 pm
June Elizabeth Johnson Oaks, 84, of Sparta, passed away Oct. 8, 2019, in Sparta.
Mrs. Oaks was born Nov. 28, 1934, in Union City, to James Johnson and Ruth Kirk Johnson.
She was a member of Faith Baptist Church of Sparta (Pastor Curtis Guest). Mrs. Oaks loved the Lord and her family. She enjoyed working in her flower beds and watching her favorite bird – the hummingbird. Mrs. Oaks was a great cook; she cooked every Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner until she turned 80. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Mrs. Oaks was preceded in death by her parents; brother, John Raymond Johnson; and sister, Mary Corum.
Survivors include her husband, Jim Oaks, of Sparta; children, Patricia Dale, of Hendersonville, William Dale (Alicia), of Fairfield Glade, Donna Gibson, of Sparta, James “Jim” Oaks (Brenda), of Sparta; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and sisters, Carolyn Johnson Raines, of Belleville, Michigan, and Betty Johnson Vowell, of South Fulton.
A special thanks to all the caregivers at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m., Oct. 11, 2019, at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, with burial in Frasier and Gracey Cemetery. Bro. Curtis Guest will officiate. The family will receive friends 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 11, at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Derrick Dale, Tyler Oaks, James D. Oaks, Roy Powell, Chris Johnson, and Kevin Nunn.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Faith Baptist Church of Sparta building fund.
Oak Lawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.