Eugenia Pope “Gene” Oakley

May 6, 1925 - August 12, 2008

05/06/1925 - 08/12/2008

Eugenia Pope “Gene” Oakley, 83, died Tuesday, August 12, 2008.

A memorial graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 16, 2008 at Cedarwood Cemetery in Weldon.

Gene was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was a retired City Clerk for the City of Weldon.

Gene was preceded in death by her husbands, James Vivian Pope and Samuel Watkins Oakley; her son, James Tillery Pope; and her daughter, Virginia Pope “Jenny” Hux.

She is survived by her daughters, Jackie P. Clarke and husband Keith of Enfield and Mary Vivian Pope of Jackson; son-in-law, Ricky C. Hux of Scotland Neck; eight grandchildren, Chris Clarke, Brandon Clarke, Will Clarke, Mary Caroline Bain, James Raleigh Bain, Nikki Hux, Leigh Butler, and Bethany Hux; and five great-grandchildren, Elizah Grace Byrd Hux, Hannah Faith Hux, Jennifer Kailyn Tutor, Summer Leigh Butler, and Caleb Clarke.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 15, 2008 at Letchworth Funeral Home. Other times the family will be at the home of Jackie and Keith Clarke, 170 Randolph Pines Road, Enfield.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Scotland Neck Memorial Library, P.O. Box 126, Scotland Neck, NC 27874.

Arrangements are being handled by Letchworth Funeral Home in Scotland Neck.

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