Charlotte Boozer Oakes

Published 7:00 pm Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Charlotte Boozer Oakes went to be with our Lord and Savior on Nov. 5, 2017. 

Charlotte was born in St. Gabriel, La., on June 24, 1935, and was raised in Jackson until the age of 15.  She moved to Vicksburg where she graduated from Redwood High School.  She was employed at Westinghouse for several years before attending cosmetology school.  She became a self-employed beautician until her retirement in 1992.

She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 47 years, J. C. “Red” Oakes; parents, Sam and Ethel Boozer; one sister and brother-in-law, Joyce Boozer Owens and Donald; one brother, Samuel “Sammy” Boozer.

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She was survived by three daughters, Shirley Oakes McNamee (Reggie) of Lowndesboro, Ala., Sandra Oakes Wright (George) of Daleville, Ala., Barbara Oakes Vance (Paul) of Redwood; one brother, Lee Boozer (Belinda) of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, at Glenwood Funeral Home in Vicksburg with the Rev. Troy Diccaluga officiating.  Burial will follow in Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery.

Visitation will be 9 a.m. until the hour of the service.

Pallbearers will be Greg Mitchell, Jeff Pickel, Ricky Evans, Robert Owens, Jamie Boozer and Nathan Oakes.

Honorary pallbearers will be Harold Soverns, Alan Owens, Robert Alexander, John Oakes, Thomas Oakes and the members of Redwood United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to Redwood United Methodist Church, 447 Redwood Road,  Redwood, MS 39156.