Obituaries

2101 obituaries since August 2021

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Theresa L.  Smith
Theresa L. Smith

Sanford, North Carolina

Age 65 – Died 10/01/2023


Theresa Lynn Spalding Smith, 65, of Sanford, passed away on October 1, 2023 at Duke Hospital. Theresa was born in Decatur, Illinois on December 11, 1957 to Bonnie Jean and Walter Lemar Spalding. She was the oldest of their four children. Theresa was raised in Decatur, Illinois. A...

Linda Sprigg Madl
Linda Sprigg Madl

Cary, North Carolina

Age 75 – Died 09/30/2023


Linda Madl, 75, passed away Sept. 30, 2023, at Duke University Medical Center. She was born on October 7, 1947, the daughter of Richard Allen Sprigg and Norma Jean (Coen) Sprigg in Anderson County, Kansas. Her father operated a small construction company, so she grew up in severa...

Ki Lee
Ki Lee

Wake Forest, North Carolina

Age 75 – Died 09/29/2023


Millicent L. Amitrano
Millicent L. Amitrano

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Age 100 – Died 09/29/2023


Millicent L. Amitrano (October 23, 1922 – September 29, 2023) Millicent (Millie) Louise Amitrano, Chapel Hill, NC Formerly of Pine Street Franklinville NY, died in Chapel Hill, NC after a long illness. Born October 23, 1922 in Franklinville she was the daughter of Peter Martin...

Susan Lee
Susan Lee

Lillington, North Carolina

Age 73 – Died 09/29/2023


Edgar Eugene Byrd
Edgar Eugene Byrd

Morrisville, North Carolina

Age 94 – Died 09/29/2023


Margaret Julien McLaughlin
Margaret Julien McLaughlin

Raleigh, North Carolina

Age 91 – Died 09/28/2023


Margaret Julien McLaughlin, 91, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2023 at Transitions LifeCare of Raleigh, North Carolina. Born February 17, 1932 in Cook County, Illinois to the late John Julien and Margaret Whitlatch Julien. Margaret was preceded in death by her loving husband...

Mi Xie
Mi Xie

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Age 58 – Died 09/28/2023


It is with heavy hearts that we share the peaceful passing of Mi Xie on September 28, 2023, after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. Mi, beloved wife, mother, and friend, touched the lives of those around her with her joy and unwavering strength. Born on April 21, 1965, ...

Moises Reynoso-Nunez
Moises Reynoso-Nunez

Maysville, North Carolina

Age 39 – Died 09/27/2023


Stephen Murdock
Stephen Murdock

Raleigh, North Carolina

Age 66 – Died 09/27/2023


Thomas D'Muhala
Thomas D'Muhala

Raleigh, North Carolina

Age 83 – Died 09/27/2023


Leon Rebodos
Leon Rebodos

Hampstead, North Carolina

Age 58 – Died 09/27/2023


Our Promise

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 Solidified Remains

$2875.66

We offer the option of choosing how you receive your loved ones remains. Selecting our Direct Cremation with Solidified Remains option is a beautiful way to transform cremated remains into 40-60 “stones” that you can hold.

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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

$5866.98

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

$3033.75

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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Aquamation

$2640.59

As an alternative to traditional cremation, City of Oaks Funeral Home also offers Aquamation. The Aquamation process, often referred to as alkaline hydrolysis, uses a solution of water and potassium hydroxide to facilitate natural decomposition.

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