Sylvania, GA – Johnnie Mock Oglesby, age 91, passed away on Saturday, December 28, 2019, at her residence under the care of her family, friends and Ogeechee Area Hospice. She was born in Screven County, GA to the late Henry & Amanda Crews Mock and was retired from the U.S. Postal Service where she was a rural mail carrier for 40 years. She was a member of McDonald Baptist Church and served as the church clerk for many years. She was also a member of the Retired Postal Workers, the founding member of the Wee Care Center in Sylvania where she served as secretary and treasurer for many years and was a Bailiff with the Screven County Court System. She enjoyed working with the public and loved spending time with her family. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her Husband: Neal “Bully” Oglesby; Beloved Daughter: Susan Amanda Oglesby; Sister: Millie Mock Barnwell; 2 Half-Brothers; 1 Half-Sister.
Survivors: Son and Daughter-In-Law: Joseph N. & Renee Oglesby of Sylvania, GA; Grandchildren: Josh & Kim Oglesby and Tyler & Ashley Oglesby, all of Sylvania; Great-Grandchildren: Riley Oglesby, Cason Oglesby, Joshua Oglesby and Adaline Oglesby, all of Sylvania.
Visitation: Sunday, January 5, 2020 at 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home.
Funeral Services: Sunday, January 5, 2019 at 3:00 PM at the Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Karen Zeigler and Dr. John Parker officiating. Burial following at Screven County Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Vince Thompson, Barney Bragg, Clint Oglesby, Hunter Oglesby, Josh Oglesby, Tyler Oglesby, Mike Thompson and Brian Thompson. Honorary Pallbearers: Phillip Ayers, Congregation of McDonald Baptist Church, Rhonda Cook, Staff of Wee Care Center, Board of Directors of Wee Care Center, Steve & Sally Johnson, Neal & Amelia Thompson and family, Lynn & Sue Derriso.
In Lieu of Flowers: McDonald Baptist Church, c/o Kay Strickland, 311 Avondale Drive, Sylvania, GA 30467 or to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P O Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30459.
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements. www.thompsonstricklandwaters.com
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