- [S23] Atchley Funeral Home, (http://www.atchleyfuneralhome.com/), 6 Feb 2007.
January 06, 1918 - February 06, 2007
Birthplace: Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Resided In: Gatlinburg Tennessee USA
Visitation: February 08, 2007
Service: February 08, 2007
Cemetery: Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens
Harvey Oakley, age 89 of Gatlinburg, passed away Tuesday, February 6, 2007.
Mr. Oakley was an Army Air Corp veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post # 202 for over 50 years. He also served on the Board of the Salvation Army. He was a longtime member of Banner Baptist Church where he was song leader for many years.
He was preceded in death by his parents Wiley and Rebecca Ann Ogle Oakley; brothers Reuben Oakley, Elmer Oakley, Orville Oakley, and Charles Oakley; sisters Clara Jane Ford Oakley, Katherine Dodgen and Lucinda Ogle; grandson Joseph Peter Langer.
Wife of 62 years: Melba Payne Oakley
Daughters and sons-in-law: Barbara and Julio Nieri, Sharon Oakley and Pete Langer, Anita and George Valentine
Grandchildren: Michael Vaughn, Barbarita Nieri, John Nieri and wife Yuka, Alex Langer, Elena Langer, David Ray Valentine
Sisters and brothers: Woodrow Oakley, Martha Rawlings, David Oakley, Wiley Casey Oakley
Many nieces, nephews and friends
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to:
Banner Baptist Church, 259 Beech Branch Road, Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738;
Sevier County Association for the Mentally Handicapped, 1101 Wagner Drive, Sevierville, Tennessee 37862; Salvation Army P.O. Box 6747, Sevierville, Tennessee 37862;
or The Gideons International, P.O. Box 955, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37868-0955.
Celebration of Life service 7 PM Thursday in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Ogle and Rev. D.A. Cole officiating. Eulogy by Larry Ogle. Family and friends will meet 10 AM Friday in Smoky Mountain Memory Gardens for interment. The family will receive friends 5-7 PM Thursday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)