Angela Oaks, 40

Angela K. Oaks,  40, Valparaiso, died at 9:28 a.m.,  Friday, May 24, at Millers Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

She was born Aug. 21, 1972 in Elwood, to Linda Lightfoot.  She was adopted and raised by Jack R. and Delores (Griese) Harris.

Angela attended Wabash High School.  She enjoyed animals, going to the tanning bed, getting her nails done, and collected sock monkeys.  She especially loved riding the motorcycle with her fiancÚ, Barry.

She is survived by two children, Christin Enyeart and Brittany Oaks both of Valparaiso; her mother, Delores Harris, Wabash; fiancÚ, Barry Frey, Valparaiso; three brothers, Jack (Thaina) Harris, Warsaw, Cecil Harris, Wabash, and David Lightfoot, Muncie,; a sister, Malinda (Chris) Mattern, Wabash; a mother-in-law, Deanne Mullenix, Wabash; and her dog, Shylo.  She was preceded in death by her birth mother, Linda Lightfoot, her adoptive father, Jack Harris, her grandparents, William and Isabel Griese and Cecil and Grace Harris, her sister, Julie K. Harris, and her sister-in-law, Jessica Harris.

Services will be held at a later date.  Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).

The memorial guest book for Angela may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Jun 03