Virginia Lee Oakley

December 28, 1940January 31, 2021

Virginia Lee Oakey, 80 from Evansville, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Deaconess Hospital Midtown. She was born in Winslow, Indiana to the late William P. and Beatrice M. (Swain) Ellis. Virginia graduated from Petersburgh High School in 1960. Shortly after graduating, her family moved to Evansville where she met her husband, Warren Oakley. She worked in a clerical capacity for several Evansville companies through the years, before starting her own cleaning business in the 90s. Virginia is survived by her husband of 56 years, Warren of Evansville; a daughter, Becky Osborne (Ron); grandchildren, Katie Osborne (Nathan Burmeister) of Denton, TX; Emma, Ellie, and William Osborne; and one great grandchild, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, William Trafton Ellis (Karen). Visitation will be held 3:00-6:00 pm., Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Alexander North Chapel, 4200 Stringtown Road. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, February 10 at Alexander Memorial Park, Heritage Chapel. Condolences may be made online at


  • Warren Oakley, Husband of 56 Years
  • Becky Osborne (Ron), Daughter
  • Katie Osborne (Nathan Burmeister), Granddaughter
  • Emma, Ellie, and William Osborne, Grandchildren
  • Georgia, Great Grandchild
  • William P. Ellis, Father (deceased)
  • Beatrice M. (Swain) Ellis, Mother (deceased)
  • William Trafton Ellis (Karen), Brother (deceased)


  • Visitaion at Alexander North Chapel

    Tuesday, February 9, 2021

  • Visitation at Alexander Memorial Park - Heritage Chapel

    Wednesday, February 10, 2021

  • Funeral Service at Alexander Memorial Park - Heritage Chapel

    Wednesday, February 10, 2021


Virginia Lee Oakley

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