Bette Jean Oakley
1954 ∼ 2019
Bette Jean Oakley, 65, of Mashpee, died peacefully at home on November 19, 2019. She was the mother of Rebecca Oakley and Stephanie Plummer.
Bette worked at Augat in Mashpee for over 20 years before it closed in 1986. Following her employment at Augat she was a collections specialist at Inn Seasons Resort Corporate Office in Hyannis. Bette was a Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Elder and was active in many tribal activities. She enjoyed participating in the Elder’s Group and the Wampanoag Seniors Travel Club. She was also a member of the Mashpee Memorial Auxiliary to VFW Post 5489. She enjoyed spending time with her sisters, traveling, bowling and loved cooking and spending time at Foxwoods. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her daughters, she is survived by her grandchildren, Clayton, Ciara, Caylin, Caleb and Cordelia Oakley-Robbins; sisters, Patricia Oakley and Shirlee Oakley; brother, Dale Oakley; and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her brothers Paul Mills and Richard Oakley.
Visiting hours will be from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Monday, November 25, 2019 at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 74 Algonquin Ave (off Route 151), Mashpee. A service will be held at 11am Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Old Indian Cemetery in Mashpee. Donations may be made to Wampanoag Seniors Travel Club 483 Great Neck Road South, Mashpee, MA 02649.