Phyllis Oldaker

Phyllis Maxine Oldaker, 81, of Upper Childers Run Road, Buckhannon, died Monday, June 9, 2014, at her home.

She was born Oct. 8, 1932, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Thomas Jay and Ivy Mae Waugh Sargent.

She was united in marriage June 14, 1952 to Winfred Ray Oldaker, who preceded her in death April 17, 2009.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters and one son-in-law, Jimmy Smarr.

She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Smarr of Buckhannon and Vera Oldaker of Bridgeport; four sons, Donald Oldaker and wife, Sharon, Richard Oldaker, Timothy Oldaker and John Oldaker, all of Buckhannon; eight grandchildren, Randy Beckner, Beverly Beckner, Robert Oldaker, Jessica Oldaker, Faith and Hope Oldaker, Aurora Lindsey and Allison Lindsey; seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; seven sisters, Patty Justus, Helen Scarcella, Mabel Heslep and Shirley Carter, all of Ohio, and Marlene Dever, Betty Sargent and Karen Booth, all of Buckhannon; one brother, Thomas Sargent of Buckhannon; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Oldaker attended Buckhannon Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed her flower and vegetable gardens and had a love for cats.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel. The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 12, at the funeral chapel with the Rev. J. Edward McDaniels and Pastor Gary Mallonee officiating. Interment will follow in Heavner Cemetery.

Online condolences may be extended to the Oldaker family at The Oldaker family has entrusted Heavner and Cutright Funeral Chapel with the arrangements.