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Clara Laniece "Sandy" (Myers) Oaks

January 24, 1942 ~ April 27, 2020 (age 78)


Clara Laniece (Sandy) Oaks, 78, of Peru, IN went to her eternal home on Monday, April 27, 2020 surrounded by her loving family.

Sandy was born in Peru, Indiana on January 24, 1942 to John and Anna Myers (who preceded her in death). Sandy married Bartley Oaks, Sr. on July 6, 1957. Sandy is survived by her husband and 4 children, Julie Cooper, Janie (Kirk) Holden, Bartley Oaks Jr., and Linda (Derald) Dilsaver. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

Sandy was preceded in death by her 7 siblings, Sally, Edith, Louann, Glendora, George, Jack, and Ed.

Sandy enjoyed spending her time listening to Elvis Radio, playing slot machines, doing crosswords, and watching her many grandchildren swim and play in her pool.  She also enjoyed watching her son race cars at the dragstrip.

A private service was held for her family and closest of friends on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home Peru, IN. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at


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