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Doris Smith Oglesby

June 30, 1923 - December 12, 2022

Mrs. Doris Smith Oglesby, 99, of Sylvania, GA, passed away December 12, 2022 at her home.

Doris was born to the late Sibley and Arrie William Smith in Sylvania, Georgia. She was a member of Goloid Methodist Church and had been employed with White Stag and Jockey for 23 years.

She enjoyed cooking, gardening, tending to her flowers and tomato plants, and sewing in her free time. She loved her church and family.

Doris is preceded in death by her husband, Marion Cauley Oglesby, and her parents.

She is survived by her son, Bruce Oglesby of Sylvania; grandchildren, Jeannie Oglesby (Jody) Powell of Macon and William Bruce Oglesby, Jr. of Sparta; great-grandchildren, Katelyn Elizabeth Powell, and John William Powell, siblings, Gwen Sturdivant of Sylvania, Arrie West of Guyton, and Alice Stalter of Savannah.

Visitation will be held Thursday, December 15, 2022 from 5 until 7 PM at the Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel.

Funeral services will be on Friday, December 16, 2022 at 11 AM at the Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel with Rev. Jean Sturdivant and William Oglesby officiating.

Interment will follow in the Screven Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers will Spencer Harrison, Glenn Jones, Tim Owens, Harold Royal, Charles Scott, and Greg Bates.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Methodist Home for Children and Youth of the South Georgia Conference, 304 Pierce Ave., Macon, GA 31204.

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Joiner Anderson Funeral Home Screven Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.

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