BERNIE - Vincent Edward Oxley, 80, died Aug. 16, 2002, at his home.
Born Aug. 28, 1921, at Marshfield, son of the late Floyd and Mae Vincent Oxley, he attended the United Methodist Church in Bernie. He was a college professor at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg.
On May 6, 1941, in Malden, he married Loreda Charles who preceded him in death on Aug. 7, 1998.
Survivors include: two sons, Charles Oxley of Cape Girardeau and Reggie Oxley of St. Augustine, Fla.; one daughter, Kathie Peoples of Phoenix, Ariz.; two stepsisters, Clara Harvey of Campbell and Mary Bennett of Qulin; and four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, where services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Susan Marner-Sides, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.