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Carrie Oakley (Peterson)

Birthdate: (95)
Birthplace: farm, Clay Center, Clay, Nebraska
Death: February 7, 1988 (95)
Memorial Hospital, Aurora, Nebraska
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Peterson and Anna Marie Peterson
Wife of Albert Pierce Oakley
Mother of Donald LeRoy Oakley
Sister of Anna Viola Alkire; Laura Peterson; Emma Sophia Peterson; Iva Fern Peterson; <private> Peterson and 1 other

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About Carrie Oakley

 At the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Peterson, Wednesday evening, at 6 o'clock, February 14, 1912, was a solemnized wedding of their daughter, Miss Carrie, to Albert Oakley.  At the appointed hour the couple took their places while the wedding march was played by Miss Flossie Peterson of Ong.  Rev. Wells of Ong pronounced the ceremony.  At the close of the ceremony congratulations were given after which a grand supper was served.
  Mr. and Mrs. Albert Oakley celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary February 14, 1952, at their home in Clay Center.

Ex-correspondent Carrie Oakley dies

  CLAY CENTER  - -  Long-time correspondent for the Clay County Sun at Clay Center, Carrie Oakley, died Sunday, February 7, at the hospital in Aurora.  She was 95 years of age.  Her funeral was held Wednesday morning at the United Church of Christ in Clay Center with Pastor Fred Lohman officiating.  Interment was in the Clay Center Cemetery.
  Mrs Oakley wrote the local news for approximately 15 years, until about 1979.
  After farming for some time in the Clay Center and Harvard areas she and her husband, Albert, had lumber yards at Clay Center and Verona.

Carrie Oakley


  CLAY CENTER -- Carrie Oakley, 95 died Sunday, February 7, at the Memorial Hospital in Aurora.  Services were held Wednesday, February 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the Clay Center United Church of Christ with Pastor Fred Lohman officiating.  Interment was in the Clay Center Cemetery.
  Mrs. Oakley was born October 27, 1892, on a farm near Clay Center.  She attended rural school near Clay Center.  She married Albert Oakley February 14, 1912.  They farmed in the Clay Center and Harvard communities, then moved to Clay Center where they operated a lumber yard as well as a lumber yard in Verona.  Mr. Oakley died November 17, 1954.
  She was a member of the United Church of Christ and of the former Rebekah Lodge, both in Clay Center.  She ws a correspondent for the Clay County Sun for many years.
  Survivors include one daughter-in-law, Cathryn of Lincoln;  3 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren.  She was precededin death by her husband; one son, Donald; her parents and four sisters.
  McLaughlin Funeral Home in Clay Center was in charge of arrangements.
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Carrie Oakley's Timeline

October 27, 1892
Clay Center, Clay, Nebraska
February 7, 1988
Age 95
Aurora, Nebraska