Obituaries

230 obituaries since August 2021

We’re honored to be able to provide every family that chooses City of Oaks Funeral Home and Cremations a free-of-charge, shareable online obituary to honor their loved ones as well as an easy-to-use platform that allows them to update it in their own time. Here are recent obituaries that families have posted. If you’re looking for a specific obituary, you can search above, or view all obituaries here.

Patricia Ellen Meagher
Patricia Ellen Meagher

Knightdale, North Carolina

Age 76 – Died 10/05/2021


With a sad and grieving heart, we announce the passing of Patricia Ellen Meagher. Born the 30th of October, 1944. Daughter of Joseph and Barbara Gibney, former Massachusetts State Senator. She joins her husband of 54 years in the hereafter. Those left behind include, a younger...

Beth Gaspar
Beth Gaspar

Raleigh, North Carolina

Age 66 – Died 10/03/2021


Janet “Beth” Gaspar, 66, of Raleigh, NC, passed away after a long battle with cancer on October 3, 2021. She was born in Mineola, NY, to Harold and Jane Hudson, and graduated with a Master’s of Science Degree in Business from SUNY at Albany. Her passion was teaching and she made ...

Shirley Morrissey Smith
Shirley Morrissey Smith

Raleigh, North Carolina

Age 60 – Died 10/03/2021


Shirley (Lee) Morrissey Smith passed away October 3, 2021 at the age of 60 at her home in Cary, North Carolina after a three-and-a-half-year battle with lung cancer. A virtual memorial will be held with family and friends at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family is reque...

Delores Louise Perry
Delores Louise Perry

Selma, North Carolina

Age 70 – Died 09/29/2021


Delores Louise Perry Born: November 11, 1950 Passed away: September 29, 2021 Louise went home Wednesday, September 29,2021 to be with God and the love of her life Charles (Bulldog) Perry. Louise was preceded in death by her parents and brother. Louise spent the last two years...

Wilma M. Coney
Wilma M. Coney

Fuquay Varina, North Carolina

Age 94 – Died 09/28/2021


It is with profound sadness we announce the peaceful passing of Wilma M. Coney; Momma, Gran-Mommy, Big-Grammy, and friend to all the lives she touched, especially the Garden Communities in Georgia. Our Lord and Savior received her on Sept 28th due to congestive heart failure. S...

Daniel Honeycutt
Daniel Honeycutt

Wendell, North Carolina

Age 42 – Died 09/27/2021


Daniel Honeycutt was raised in Wendell, NC and attended East Wake High School. He gave his life to Jesus as a young adult and recently served as the Director of Children and Youth Ministry at Clyde’s Chapel Baptist Church in Wendell. Following a call into ministry, he pursued s...

Bobby Earl Peedin
Bobby Earl Peedin

Fuquay-Varina, NC, North Carolina

Age 82 – Died 09/25/2021


Bobby Earl Peedin passed away after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease on September 25, 2021. He was under Transitions Life Care at home and surrounded by his family. He was born in Johnston County, NC on June 15, 1939 to Herman and Dora Peedin and grew up on a farm. H...

Ronald Keith Harken
Ronald Keith Harken

Willow Spring, North Carolina

Age 87 – Died 09/22/2021


Sunrise 8/11/1934 Sunset 9/22/2021 Aged 87 years Ronald Keith Harken was born to Fred and Katherine Harken on 8/11/1934 in Grand Rapids Michigan, he was the oldest of four children. Ron married Lois Ann Holmes on 12/20/1959. Ron and Lois were both in the army and enjoyed travel...

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Apples to Apples

Just like all other licensed funeral homes in North Carolina, City of Oaks Cremation, LLC is regulated by the NC Board of Funeral Service.


The same laws that apply to the big corporate funeral homes also apply to the modest independently owned firms like ours. All crematories in North Carolina, regardless of who owns them, are inspected annually by the state and must adhere to the same rules and laws.

Genuine Care

We're committed to providing families within our community unsurpassed service before, during and after the time of loss.


Our staff will provide clear communication to your family through each step as we move forward from the original phone call notifying us of a death to the time we deliver the urn back to your family. We will treat your family with the utmost respect, as we honor the wishes of your loved one.


We promise to make this process affordable and as endurable as possible.

State Wide

Our Funeral Home is located in Wake County NC; however, we provide our services to families throughout the entire State.


Unlike other funeral homes, we don't charge an additional mileage fee. Regardless of what county you live in, we can help your family with making simple, affordable funeral arrangements. From Asheville to Wilmington, we're proud to help families statewide.

Our Services

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Direct Cremation

$1196.75

Nobody likes surprise costs added in at the last minute. We guarantee you will not find any hidden charges here. We include everything you need for a simple or direct cremation. Simple, affordable and reliable. We have not changed the cost of our direct cremation service since we opened City of Oaks in 2012.

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Cremation with Visitation

$1917.84

City of Oaks Funeral Home and Cremation provides an affordable cremation option with onsite visitation. Nobody likes surprise costs added in at the last minute. We guarantee you will not find any hidden charges here. Simple, affordable and reliable.

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Immediate Burial

$2497.50

An immediate burial has the same end result as a traditional burial; however, we have eliminated the extra (sometimes unnecessary) services prior to getting to the cemetery. Not everyone wants an open casket for viewing or a limousine for the family. Despite the term immediate, we can move as fast as you need or as slow as you like. This option simply allows you to save money by eliminating some of the fancy extras at the funeral home.

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Traditional Funeral

$5428.14

We offer the same traditional funeral services as the big corporately owned funeral homes in the area; however, we cost about half the amount. You might consider a traditional funeral service if your family is looking for an open casket visitation, a traditional church service or a funeral service in the funeral home's chapel. A traditional funeral service can be altered to fit the needs of your family.

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Green Burial

$2497.50

This establishment is one of a select number of funeral homes who meet the criteria for providing green funeral service by the Green Burial Council; a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization working to encourage environmentally sustainability in the field of funeral service. Our Green options allow for a funeral to take place without the use of toxic and non-biodegradable materials/chemicals.

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