Jennings M. Oakman
He was a 1945 graduate of Warfordsburg High School.
He served in the United States Navy from 1945-1952 during the World War II era, stationed at Pearl Harbor. He received a diploma from National School in Los Angeles, Calif., for auto mechanics and diesel extension division in 1956. He was awarded a World War II Victory Medal.
He was employed by Union Township as a supervisor for 14 years. He was a substitute mail carrier for many years and was a fruit inspector for the state of Maryland and an inspector for Snyder’s of Berlin.
He was a farmer and a member of the AARP.
He was a member of Buck Valley Lutheran Church and treasurer for 20 years. He attended Hancock Assembly of God.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister, Wanda Lee Elbin, Warfordsburg, many cousins, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Lamont Oakman; infant brother, Eldon Oakman; and a sister, Myreta Stahle.
Funeral services will be held Friday, October 9, at 11:00 a.m., at Hancock Assembly of God, Hancock, Md. Rev. Donald Preston, Rev. Robert Smith and Rev. F. Allan Weatherholt Jr. will officiate. Burial, with a military graveside service by Tri-State Honor Guard, will be made in Buck Valley Lutheran Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at Hancock Assembly of God, Thursday, October 8, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The family requests that memorial contributions may be made to Buck Valley Lutheran Cemetery Fund, c/o Linda Souders, 4143 Buck Valley Road, Warfordsburg, PA 17267.