SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announce the death of Mrs. Caroline Fulghum Oglesby, age 86, of Swainsboro, GA, on Friday, November 13, 2015, at her home. Funeral Services will be Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at 11:00 AM in Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel, with Rev. Phil Wilson officiating. Interment will be at the Midville City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday evening, November 16, 2015, from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. Pallbearers are: Michael Stevens, Larry Morrison, Dennis Hall, William Toulson, Rhett Daniels and Will Carr. Mrs. Oglesby was a native of Midville, GA, a graduate of Summertown High School, a member of the Summertown Garden Club, and a member of the Midville First Baptist Church. Mrs. Oglesby was retired Tax Assessor for Emanuel County. She enjoyed gardening, baking, cooking and reading. She inspired all with her optimism and love of God. Mrs. Oglesby was preceded in death by her husband, Danny Russell Oglesby; her parents, Joseph Carlos and Georgia Quinney Fulghum; two sons, Tony Darrell Oglesby and Russell Carlos "Rusty" Oglesby; and one brother, George James Fulghum. Survivors include: one sister-in-law: Annamelia Oglesby of Midville, GA; several nieces and nephews: Vicky Fulghum Belcher (Dewey) of Edgehill, GA, Amy Fulghum Thomas of Macon, GA, Barbara Oglesby Lewis (Jim) and Inez Oglesby Kemp of Midville, GA, Dianne Oglesby Morris (John) of Swainsboro, GA, Patrice Oglesby Toulson (William) of Louisville, GA, Beulah Allmond Altman of North Augusta, SC, Jody Wilson (Angela) of Summertown, Michael Oglesby of Midville, GA, and Roan Powell of Sylvania, GA; special cousin: Becky Carr Dollar (Jerry) of North Augusta, SC; special friends and caretakers: Michael Stevens, Rebecca Carswell and Robertha Smith; her special canine companion: "Precious." Should friends desire, contributions may be made to the Midville City Cemetery c/o Midville Garden Club, P.O. Box 162, Midville, GA 30441. Condolences may be submitted on line at www.durden-hudsonfuneraldirectors.com. Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Caroline Fulghum Oglesby of Swainsboro, GA.
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Nov. 15, 2015