|Birth: ||Sep. 16, 1916|
|Death: ||Mar. 28, 2000|
Mrs. Julia Alice Wilcoxon Oakleaf, 80, of Crossett died Tuesday, March 28, 2000, at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Little Rock, following a year-long struggle with lung cancer. Born in Crossett September 16, 1919, she was the last surviving of five children of Levi & Frankie Corgan Wilcoxon. She was the widow of Ernest Johan Oakleaf, a native of Malmo, Sweden.
She was retired from the Crossett Public Schools where she had a long and distinguished career teaching elementary school and as an elementary guidance counselor and certified educational examiner. She was a graduate of the University of Arkansas where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority, and also held a master's degree in elementary guidance counseling from Henderson State University.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Crossett, a charter member of the Crossett Book Club, and in her younger days, an avid horsewoman and member of the Crossett Riding Club.
She is survived by her son, Dr. Ernest J. Oakleaf, Jr., her daughter-in-law, Dr. Zoe D. Oakleaf and her granddaughter, Alice Augusta Oakleaf, all of Little Rock. She is also survived by her childhood playmate, life-long friend and occasional companion, Bill Gates, of Gunnison, CO, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Grave-side funeral services with interment of ashes was be 11 a.m., Saturday, April 1, in the Hamburg Cemetery with arrangements by Jones Funeral Home of Hamburg. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 901 N. University Ave., Little Rock, AR 72207 or to the First United Methodist Church, PO Box 738, Crossett, AR 71635.
Levi Roderick Wilcoxon (1884 - 1958)
Frankie Lois Corgan Wilcoxon (1886 - 1973)
Ernest Johan Oakleaf (1904 - 1982)*
Lois Eleanor Wilcoxon Hutchins (1915 - 1992)*
Julia Alice Wilcoxon Oakleaf (1916 - 2000)
Roderick Gale Wilcoxon (1916 - 1969)*
Hardy Culver Wilcoxon (1921 - 1996)*
Francis DeWitt Wilcoxon (1924 - 1982)*
Created by: Sandra
Record added: Oct 16, 2005
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