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December 29, 2013

Heidi Janelle Oakes

May 26, 1979 -- Dec. 25, 2013

Heidi Janelle Oakes, 34, Kokomo, passed away at 7:03 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at St. Joseph Hospital, Kokomo. Born May 26, 1979 in Kokomo, the daughter of Charles T. Pitner and Deborah Lee (Williams) Dunn. She is a 1998 graduate of Westfield High School. She was a homemaker and also worked at Fed Ex and Verizon Wireless. On Oct. 17, 2008, in Kokomo, she married Stephen Ray Oakes Jr., and he survives.

Survivors include her husband, Stephen Ray Oakes Jr., Kokomo; one son, Phoenix Michael Wilburn, Kokomo; one daughter, Brooklyn Michelle Wilburn, Kokomo; her parents, Charles T. Pitner, Kokomo, and Deborah Lee Dunn, Westfield; stepbrother, Chris Dunn; half-brothers, Travis Dunn and Keith Dunn; two sisters, Shannon Elizabeth Castle, Ohio, and Heather Renae Hancock, Noblesville; her maternal grandparents, Robert and Sarah Williams, Kokomo; her mother-in-law, Terry Kleiber, Kokomo; also eight aunts and four uncles.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Otha and Stella Pitner.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Bon Air Church of the Nazarene, 2419 N. Locke St., Kokomo. Pastor Gary Jones will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the family. You may read Heidi’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com where you can sign the guestbook or share a personal message to the family.

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