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Brenda J. (Burgess) Oaks

December 8, 1947 ~ August 1, 2021 (age 73)

Obituary

Brenda J. Oaks, 73, of Monmouth, IL passed away at 7:50 am, Sunday, August 1, 2021 at her home.

Brenda was born December 8, 1947 in Hopkinsville, KY, the daughter of Durwood and Virginia (Gilkey) Burgess.  Her family moved to Monmouth, IL in 1956 where she attended Monmouth Schools and graduated from Monmouth High School in 1965. 

Brenda married Howard Oaks in Monmouth, IL on September 27, 1969.

Following her graduation from High School Brenda worked for GE Telephone for a time then she worked several years at Maytag in Galesburg, IL; 15 years at Precision Resistor in Mediapolis, IA and equally with her husband when they raised livestock.

She enjoyed flowers and gardening.

Survivors include her caregiver, Howard Oaks of Monmouth, IL; her sisters. Diane Nesbitt of Oquawka, IL, Pat Selby of Monmouth, IL, Donna Toops of Little York, IL, Tena Burgess of Monmouth, IL Ronda Burgess of Galesburg, IL and Stacey Burgess of Monmouth, IL; her brother Tracey Burgess of Charlotte, NC; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Michael Burgess.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am, Thursday, August 5, 2021 at McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL; Interment will take place at Warren County Memorial Park.  Visitation will be Thursday morning from 9:30-11:00 am at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  For more information or to leave an online condolence please visit, www.mcguireanddaviesfuneralhome.com.  

 

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Funeral Service


Services

Visitation
Thursday
August 5, 2021

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory
1007 N G St P.O. Box 444
Monmouth, IL 61462

Funeral Service
Thursday
August 5, 2021

11:00 AM
McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory
1007 N G St P.O. Box 444
Monmouth, IL 61462

Interment
Thursday
August 5, 2021

12:00 PM
Warren County Memorial Park
1325 North 11 Street
Monmouth, IL 61462

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