Donald & Andrea Oakley
The farm has been in the Osborne H. Oakley family for three generations with ancestral roots tracing back as far as 1803. The current owners are siblings Donald Ferrell Oakley, Joan Oakley Leibert, David Osborne Oakley, and Marilyn Oakley Sifford who inherited the farm in 1997 along with their brother Mark Oakley. They selected the log cabin quilt pattern because their mother, Remell Tingen Oakley, loved quilting and made a beautiful log cabin quilt for each of her children. The pieces she used were cut from outgrown clothing and other fabric remnants. She cut and pieced together every square and then sewed them together to make the quilts. While setting up the quilting frames, family members were invited over for a quilting party.
Quilt Square by Chrystal Hardt • Photography by Ken Martin