Ruth Fuller Oakley, age 80, died Monday at Firsthealth Moore Regional Hospital.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday at Cross Hill Cemetery.
A native of Person County, she was the daughter of the late Oliver Thomas & Mary Fuller. She was a retired mail carrier for the US Postal Service. She was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Fuller.
Survivors include her husband, Coy W. Oakley; daughters, Helen McDonald, Jane Ritter and Annie Thompson; two sisters, Meriam Berhart and Ann Moore; two brothers, Bill Fuller and Merritt Fuller.
Memorials may be made to Barium Springs Children Home, PO Box 1, Barium Springs, NC 28010.
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the family.
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  1. The Barber Family extends our thoughts and prayers to our dear friends. Mrs. Ruth was a wonderful person and her presence will be missed by all who knew her.
    We were lucky to have her as our friend. Life is measured in years…memories are unmeasurab

  2. Coy,
    I was so sorry to hear the sad news about Ruth. My thoughts, prayers, and heartfelt sympathy are with you and your family.

  3. We are so sorry to hear of Ruth’s passing. She was a kind and helpful person. Our sympathies are with the family. Ralph and Judy Bauguess

  4. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers
    as you have suffered the loss of a loved one.The Journey
    of Grief is one that God will give you strength to get
    through one day at a time.
    God’s Peace,
    Staff and Pat Brown,

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