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Doris Oaks

April 2, 1952 — August 1, 2019

Doris Kay Oaks, 67, of Claremore, passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019 in Tulsa. She was born on April 2, 1952 in Claremore, Oklahoma; the daughter of Joesi and Lorene (Scuggins) Wofford. She was a Pryor High School graduate from the class of 1970. Doris worked as a secretary most of her life, mostly in the Medical Records field. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, sewing, and listening to music. She attended Emmanuel Baptist Church in Claremore and loved to study God’s word. Above all, Doris loved her family, and cherished each moment she had to spend with them. She leaves behind many wonderful memories and will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 9, 2019 in the Little Rock Indian Baptist Church with Reverend Duke Pickup officiating. Burial will follow in the Little Rock Indian Baptist Church with Kellen Wofford, Mitchell McCulley, Haydn Wofford, Arnold Bendabout,  Ronald Bendabout and Harold Wofford. Honorary casket bearers will be Mike Wofford, Cliff Wofford, Will Wofford, Gerald Wofford, Nick Sunday, Bill McCulley, Robert Wofford, Bob Cabrera, Darrel Rabbit, Jaclyn Wofford, Dion Scruggs.  Wake service will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 8, 2019 in the Shipman’s Funeral Home Chapel.  To leave her family a message, please visit her Tribute Wall at Arrangements are under the direction of Shipman’s Funeral & Cremation Service.

Doris is survived by her daughter, Riley Oaks and boyfriend Trevor Williams of Claremore, Oklahoma; brothers, Cliff Wofford of Verdigris, Oklahoma and Will Wofford of Edmond, Oklahoma; sisters, Christina Wofford of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Roberta McCulley and husband Bill of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Pamela Rabbit and husband Darrel of Catoosa, Oklahoma, and Brenda Wofford and husband Brad of Tulsa, Oklahoma; aunt, Maxine Wofford of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; uncle, Robert Wofford of Salina, Oklahoma; and many other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Joesi and Lorene Wofford; husband, David “Dave” Oaks; sisters, Marsha Beth Wofford, Tracy Wofford, Leah Wofford, and Sheila Ann Wofford; brother, Sandy Wofford; nephew, Brandon Chancellor; uncles, Albert Wofford and Wiley Backwater; aunts, Lena Wofford, Katy Backwater, Betty Cabrera, Nelly Wickliffe, and Josephine Summerfield.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

6:00 - 8:00pm (Central time)

Shipman's Funeral & Cremation Service

1204 NE 1st St, Pryor, OK 74361

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Little Rock Indian Baptist Church

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