JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

James A. OAKLEY, 79, who died Sunday in Danville, Ill, will be brought back 
to Mt. Vernon, his former home, for funeral services to be held Wednesday at 
2 p.m. at Myers Chapel.  Burial will be in Oakwood. 
Mr. Oakley was born in Mt. Vernon July 19, 1863, the son of the late W. C. 
Oakley.  His mother was born Sally Ann YEARWOOD.  He is survived by his 
wife Mahala, one daughter, Mrs. Blanche ALLEN, of Mt. Vernon; one son, 
Joseph C. Oakley of Danville; a sister, Mrs. Ella HARPOLE of Benton; and two 
half sisters; Mrs. Florence LONG of Mt. Vernon and Mrs. Mary JOHN- 
SON of Princeton, Ind. 

June 23, 1941  Mt. Vernon Register News 
Submitted by: Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera
(James was my GG uncle) 
 
 
Visit RootsWeb
 HOME | OBIT INDEX
Please send additions & corrections to 
Jefferson County Coordinator Cindy Ford
© 2005-2012 by Cindy Ford
All rights reserved