Mrs. Sarah Oglesby, age 86, of Covington passed away December 2, 2015. She was born in Cuthbert, Georgia to the late John Thomas and Mary Ellis Mims Hawke. Mrs. Oglesby retired from Stanley-Proto. She loved people and enjoyed cooking. Following her retirement she worked for several restaurants in the area including; Betty’s Country Kitchen and McDonald’s. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.
Mrs. Oglesby is survived by her husband; Thomas J. Oglesby, her daughters; Mary Ann Rice (Jerry) of Social Circle and Cyndi O’Neil of Covington, her step daughters; Kathie Wynegar (Joe) of Ellijay, Georgia and Susan Parish (Wesley) of Covington along with 10 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren. Being one of 12 children Mrs. Oglesby was preceded in death by several of her siblings and is survived by her sisters; Sybil Haymonds (Matt) of Moultrie, Sue Fulghan of Doe Run and Janice Bradford of Adel and her brother; Ronald Hawke (Billie) of Augusta along with numerous nieces, nephews, other family and close friends.
Funeral services for Mrs. Oglesby will be held at 3 o’clock Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Chapel of J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Hay officiating. Interment will follow at Lawnwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Saturday, December 5, 2015 from 2pm until 4pm at the funeral home. J.C. Harwell and Son Funeral Home, 2157 East Street, SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of the arrangements. A guest book may be signed on-line www.harwellfuneralhome.com.