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Mary Juanita (Jones) Oaks

June 22, 1935 — August 24, 2022

Mary Juanita Jones Oaks, wife of the late Hyman R Oaks, passed away peacefully Wednesday August 24, 2022, surrounded by her family at St Joes East Hospital in Lexington, KY. She was an 87-year-old born in Sharpsburg, Kentucky to the union of the late Carl and Grace Triplett Jones. She was a member of the Antioch Christian Church.

Juanita was a Full-Time mom and loved her children, raising 5 children all while helping on the farm and working outside of the home at Cowden’s, Jockey and others. In her later years, she was a Caregiver to many in the community. She was always there to help with any endeavors or dreams us kids decided to adventure in to.

Juanita is survived by a sister, Ruth Welch; 1 Daughter, Grace “Shelly” Oaks Marshall (Tip); 4 Sons, Sherman Oaks (Sharri), Melvin Oaks (Kim), Mark T Oaks and Hyman Oaks JR; 10 Grandchildren, Roger, Treva, Aseia, Sydney, Stephanie, Leisha, Madison, Katie, Kelly and Franklin; 10 Great-Grandchildren and 3 Great-Great Grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Juanita was preceded in death by her spouse of 63 years, Hyman R Oaks; 4 Brothers, William Jones, Everett Jones, Charles Jones and Carl Jones JR; 1 Sister, Carolyn Jones Stewart and 1 Grandson, Sherman Brent Oaks.

In keeping with Mom’s wishes, in lieu of funeral services, the family will have a Celebration of Life Ceremony at the Valley Oaks Venue on Sunday September 18, 2022, from 2-5 pm. Come and remember all of the better days with us.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mary Juanita (Jones) Oaks, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life Memorial Service

Sunday, September 18, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Valley Oaks Venue


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