- Cullman, Alabama

November 14, 2013

Joseph Manuel ‘Joe’ Frosty Oakley

Moss-Service Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Joseph Manuel ‘Joe’ Frosty Oakley

Funeral services for Joseph Manuel “Joe” Frosty Oakley, 81, of Cullman will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at Faith Baptist Church, Jeff Steele and Larry Duke officiating, with burial in Cullman City Cemetery.

Moss-Service Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Oakley died Wednesday, Nov. 13, at his residence. He was born June 5, 1932, in Morgan County to Robert A. and Sylvia Johnson Oakley. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict; he also drove a gas truck for Texaco for 45 years. He was an active member of Faith Baptist Church and an active deacon for 20 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Joseph Madison “Mat” Oakley; a sister, Othell Miller; a brother, James Thurman Oakley; and two brothers-in-law, Melvin Miller and Raymond Roper.

Survivors include his wife, JoAnn Howard Oakley; a daughter, Kathy (Gary) Waddell; three brothers, Joel (Leah) Oakley, Bobby (Emily) Oakley and Ferris (Lynda) Oakley; a sister, Eunice Roper; a sister-in-law, Sue Oakley; two grandchildren, Derrick (Chassi) Waddell and Chasity (Trey) McRae; and two great-grandchildren, Rylan Carter McRae and AnnaLee Courtney McRae.

Pallbearers will be Donald Shrewsberry, Phillip Garrison, Lowell Hall, Frank Gingrich, Ralph Marcum and Randy Tucker.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.