Lorraine (McQueary) Oakes

September 21, 1932 ~ February 11, 2021 (age 88)


Lorraine McQueary Oakes, 88, of Lancaster, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2021 at her home. Born September 21, 1932 in Garrard County, she was a daughter of the late Frank & Anna Mae Speaks McQueary. Lorraine was homemaker, a caretaker, & a member of the Lancaster Church of the Nazarene. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Craig Oakes, & one daughter, Marlene Oakes.

Survivors include a son, Donald Oakes; daughters, Sandra Oakes, Sheila Oakes, Debra (Billy Joe) Arnold, all of Lancaster, Tricia (Larry) Combs, of Hamilton, Ohio, LaLana Oakes, of Washington State; sisters, Flora Moberly, of Miamisburg, Ohio, Barbara McQueary, of Nicholasville; grandchildren, Brandon Combs, Tyler Combs, Samantha Sparkman, & Danielle Arnold, & ten great-grandchildren.

Lorraine’s wishes for cremation have been honored. A memorial service will  be held at a later date. Friends & family may share memories or leave condolences on her tribute wall at : Ramsey-Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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