Gertrude Henderson Oglesby

June 29, 1934 ~ December 8, 2020 (age 86)


Mrs. Gertrude Henderson Oglesby, age 86, passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

She was educated in the Bulloch County public school system. She was a Statesboro native and a faithful member of Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church in Statesboro, GA. She retired from Western Sizzlin after 40 years.

She is preceded in death by her husband Perry Oglesby; her son Terry Oglesby; five of her sisters, Annie Loise Hardy Wiggins, Laverta Bivens, Annie Mae Best, Martha Hardy, Maebell Melvin.

She is survived by her children; Luvirn Oglesby, Kerry J. Oglesby, Susie Mae Oglesby-Brown, John Douglas Oglesby, Lillie Mae Oglesby, Kenny J. Oglesby, Gary Lee (the late Charlene Law-Grant) Grant, Karen Grant Smith and Penny L. Oglesby all of Statesboro, GA; one sister, Mary (Frank, Jr.) Walker, Hollywood, FL and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and other relatives and friends.

A walk-through viewing will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM, in the Statesboro Chapel of Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc.

A graveside service will be held on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM, at Mount Zion A.M.E. Church, 10728 GA HWY 24, Statesboro, GA, 30461.  Rev. Dr. John Harmon will be the eulogist.  Rev. Craig R. Tremble will be presiding.

*As a recommendation by the CDC due to COVID-19, we will adhere to social distancing and we are requiring that a mask be worn if you plan to attend the viewing or the graveside service.* Thank you for your cooperation and understanding on this matter.

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Final rites have been entrusted to Craig R. Tremble Funeral Homes, Inc.

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Funeral Service

Prayer Service


December 12, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Chapel of Craig R. Tremble Home, Inc

Graveside Service
December 13, 2020

2:00 PM
Mount Zion A.M.E Church

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