AUGUSTA, Ga. - Joyce Ann Clendenning Ogletree, 77, entered into rest on Sunday, November 29, 2009, at Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center. A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 2, 2009, at St. John United Methodist Church, 736 Greene Street, Augusta, with Rev. Gary DeMore officiating. Mrs. Ogletree was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Beta Sigma Thi Sorority, Senior Coordinator for the Gray Ladies, ETA Jima Japan. She was formerly employed with Reserve Life Insurance Company, the Department of Commerce - Bureau of Vital Statistics and was the Manager of Hillcrest Memorial Park for many years. She was a lifetime member of St. John United Methodist Church and a longtime member of both the local and national Republican party. Survivors include sons, William Lawrence Ogletree and Mark Clendenning Ogletree; daughter, Thelma Alene Ogletree; ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Allen Ogletree; children, Vernon Allen Ogletree II and Elizabeth Ann Ogletree. Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road, Martinez, GA 30907.
The Augusta Chronicle-December 1, 2009