Burks Oakley's Iowa Roots

Grandfather Ray M. Oakley was born in Mechanicsville, IA, in 1876:

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Grandmother Kate Cameron Burks Oakley was born in Burlington, IA, in 1873:

river city

Uncle Gordon and Aunt Elizabeth owned the Rexall Drug Store in Traer, IA, for many years:

Traer

Grandfather Ray M. Oakley went on to be the general manager of Quincy Newspapers, Inc. (QNI):

Ray Oakley

QNI now operates a number of television stations that serve Iowa:

KTIV

KWWL

KTTC

KXLT

WGEM

KTTC IowaCam

And most of all, Burks' older daughter, her husband, and her daughter live in Urbandale, IA: