- Local Guide
Marcille May Cole Oakman, 85, formerly of Waynesfield, died on Monday, March 5, 2012, at her residence in Wauchula, Fla.
She was born on April 16, 1926, in Cridersville, to Herman and Anna Walti Dawson, and they preceded her in death.
In 1947, she married Russell Eugene Cole, and he preceded her in death in 1956. On July 2, 1989, she married Robert D. Oakman, and he survives.
She is also survived by a son, Patrick (Cindy Lynch) Cole of West Union; a daughter, Penny Jane Gilroy of Columbus; two stepchildren, Barry (Irene) Oakman and Brenda (Robert) Short, both of Spencerville; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; 12 great-stepgrandchildren; a stepdaugher-in-law.
She was preceded in death by a stepson, Lanny Oakman; a brother.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Waynesfield Baptist Church, with the Rev. Don Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Willow Branch Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Waynesfield Baptist Church.
Arrangements are by Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville.