Clyde Oakes, age 75, of LaFollette passed away Monday, January 21, 2019. Retired from Loby-Blox where he worked for many years and had also been a coal miner.

Preceded in death by wife, Mary Oakes; parents, Loren and Georgia Miller Oakes; brother, Lee Oakes; sister, Wilma Oakes


Daughters: Judith Wallace, Benton, IL

Joanie Oakes

Ruth Scudder both of LaFollette

Granddaughters: Renae Simpson and Michele Tara Beth Oakes

Great-grandchildren: David I Simpson, Elijah R. Simpson and Braylin A. Simpson

Life Long friend from their childhood days in Clinchmore: Will Buttram

Family and friends will meet 11 AM Friday at Woodlawn Cemetery for a Graveside Service & Interment

Condolences may be given online at

Arrangement by Cross-Smith Funeral Home