1943 Carol 2022

Mrs. Carol Ann Oakman

December 24, 1943 — March 27, 2022

Heaven gained a special lady when Carol Ann Shamblin Oakman left this earth to be with her Lord and Savior on March 27, 2022, at the age of 78 after a long battle with ovarian cancer. Two visitations/services will be held on Thursday, March 31, 2022, as follows: First Baptist Church of Madison visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m. with a service immediately following at 11:00 a.m. First Baptist Church of Vicksburg visitation will be from 1:30-2:30 p.m. with a service immediately following at 2:30 p.m. Interment will be at Green Acres Cemetery in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Carol Ann was born in Vicksburg, Mississippi on December 24, 1943, to Omega H. and Lottie Mae Shamblin. Carol Ann graduated from Cooper High School and then went to Mississippi College where she received her bachelor and master’s degree. After finishing at Mississippi College, Carol Ann married the love of her life, Robert ‘Doc’ Oakman, on June 30, 1967. She taught in the Warren County Schools where she retired after 34 years and then went on to teach for 4 more years at the Children’s Montessori House in Vicksburg. In 2013, Doc and Carol Ann moved to Madison, Mississippi to be closer to their grandchildren. Here they were members at First Baptist Church of Madison. Carol Ann led her life by example sharing God’s love through her love and actions. Her past times were flowers, shopping, sunset cruises with friends and family around Lake Caroline, putting together puzzles, reading books, and gathering with the “Mermaid Group”. Carol Ann is proceeded in death by her parents; her brother, James Shamblin; sister, Alta Mae Shamblin; niece, Stacey Klaus; nephew, Sylvan Scott Klaus. She is survived by her husband, Doc, of 54 years; daughter, Stephanie (Brad) Peets of Lizella, Georgia; son, Chris Oakman of Ocean Springs, Mississippi; grandsons, Brett Peets and Drew Oakman; granddaughters, Khaki Peets (fiancé, Matt Sherman), Katelyn Peets, and Ashley (Seth) LaBarre; great-grandchildren, Rivers and Reed LaBarre; sister-in-law, Sue Shamblin; her beloved fur baby, Bear; a host of extended family and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to one of the following: National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 12221 Merit Drive Suite 1950 Dallas, Texas 75251 Baptist Children’s Village PO Box 27 Clinton, Mississippi 39060 St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, Tennessee 38105
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Mrs. Carol Ann Oakman, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

First Baptist Church of Madison

2100 Main St, Madison, MS 39110

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

First Baptist Church of Madison

2100 Main St, Madison, MS 39110

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Visitation

First Baptist Church of Vicksburg

1607 Cherry St, Vicksburg, MS 39180

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

First Baptist Church of Vicksburg

1607 Cherry St, Vicksburg, MS 39180

Send Flowers

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree