Barre Town, Vermont
1945 — 2023
Rebecca Oakes departed peacefully in the arms of her husband on February 19, 2023. Born to Bertha M. and Roger C. Ives in Johnson, Vermont on January 30, 1945. Becky started school in Johnson, Vermont; but later the family moved to Walpole, NH where Becky continued her education and graduated from Walpole High School in 1963 with honors. Becky and Walter Oakes, who were high school sweethearts, married on May 30, 1964, in Derby, VT. They made their first home in Drewsville, NH. On November 25, 1964, a son, Timothy was born and on October 14, 1966, a daughter, Kimberly was born. Throughout her life, Becky's biggest focus was always on family; she was a loving, caring, generous wife,...