Published in the Florida Times-Union on Feb. 18, 2016
Maryan Moore Oakley
1921 - 2016
Maryan Moore Oakley, beloved wife of Colonel Ned H. Oakley USAR, passed away
February 16, 2016.
Born Jan. 8, 1921 in San Antonio, TX. Mrs. Oakley was the daughter of Colonel Werner
Moore and Isabel Connolly Moore. She graduated from the University of Maryland with a
Master's degree in Elementary Education.
During WWII Mrs. Oakley was a cryptographer for the Army Air Corps and worked for the Air
Force Office of Intelligence at the Pentagon and later was on the staff a the White House.
She spent twenty years teaching elementary public school students in Montgomery County,
MD. In 1999 Mrs. Oakley received an award as the Beaches Senior Volunteer of the Year for
her work at Cypress Village Retirement Center's Health Care Facility.
Mrs. Oakley was predeceased in death by her husband of 71 years, Ned Oakley.
She is survived by her son, Gary Edward Oakley of MA; daughter, Donna Michele Oakley of
MS; sister, Hope Grunske of CT; brother-in-law, A. John Oakley (Mary T.) of MD; and many
other relatives and friends. Services will be private.
Services under the direction and care of Quinn-Shalz Family Funeral Home