Shawneen Renee Oakley, age 42, of Beaverton, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2008, in Gladwin County. She was born April 17, 1966, in Flint, the daughter of Earl Mills and Elizabeth Goodman.
Shawneen loved spending time with her grandchildren, arts and crafts, dancing, singing, swimming. Shawneen had a wonderful spirit and a good heart.
She is survived by her father Earl (Sheila) Mills of Mt. Morris; mother Elizabeth Burchfield of Swartz Creek; son Doug “Jay” Oakley of Beaverton; daughters Suzanne Oakley of Beaverton and Heather Oakley of Gladwin. Grandchildren Kali Guzman, Renee Guzman, Gary Allen Blossey III and Larissa Ramer; grandmother Betty Goodman of Flushing; sisters, Colleen (James) Eddy of Flushing, Jamie Mills of Flushing, and Sally (Jim) Williams of Grand Blanc; brother Bill (Cathy) McIlmurray of Flint; special friend Dennis Dick of Beaverton; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the Sisson Funeral Home in Gladwin. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 11 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be in Beaverton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Shawneen to the family.