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Jimmy Lee Oates

June 2, 1952 ~ August 30, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old
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Jimmy Oates Obituary

Dudley - Mr. Jimmy Lee Oates, 71 placed his hands in the Master's hand Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at Wayne UNC Health Care.

Born in Sampson Co., he is the son of the late Lessie Mae Oates.

Left to cherish his memories is his loving wife, Virginia; sons, Jimmy Lee Jr. and Eric Oates; daughters, Miranda Bryant and Jalesisa Smith; four stepsons, brothers, Deacon Henry Oates (Deaconess Doreen), Bennie Oates (Sonya) and Elder Ronnie Oates (Sister Tiffany); sisters, Alice Oates Acheampong, Geraldine Howard, Gennie Owens and Peggy Colman; 11 grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends,

In addition to his mother, he has been reunited with his brothers, David L. Oates, Willie C. Oates, Harry Oates and Joe L. Oates, sisters, Annie M. Oates, Loraine Freeman and Eva Bell.


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September 10, 2023

4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Garris Funeral Home
812 S. Center St.
Mt. Olive, North Carolina 28365

September 11, 2023

12:00 PM to 12:50 PM
Alpha and Omega Christian Center
1210 Clingman St.
Goldsboro, NC 27530

Funeral Service
September 11, 2023

1:00 PM
Alpha and Omega Christian Center
1210 Clingman St.
Goldsboro, NC 27530

Interment following funeral service
September 11, 2023

Wayne Memorial Park
2925 US 117
Dudley, NC 28333


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