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Olive Lela Oglesby

Birth Date: January 28, 1924
Death Date: February 15, 2017

Decatur-Olive Lela Oglesby, 93 of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 in Symphony of Decatur.

Olive was born January 28, 1924 in Decatur, Illinois, the daughter of William and Sadie (McCane) Mier. She retired from DPS #61 in 1975 where she served in the cafeteria. She enjoyed cooking and flowers. Olive married James Oglesby November 18, 1942.

Olive leaves behind her grandson Jason Oglesby and wife Cassie and great-grandchildren Kenadie, Anthony, Bailey, and Bella.

Olive was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and sons Michael “Tony” Oglesby and James Oglesby.

Services to celebrate Olive’s life will be 1:30 PM Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home. Visitation will be for one hour prior to the services. Burial to follow in Graceland Cemetery.

The family of Olive Lela Oglesby is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at www.gracelandfairlawn.com.

Burial Following Services
February 21, 2017
Graceland Cemetery
2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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Celebration of Life
February 21, 2017
1:30 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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Visitation prior to ceremony
February 21, 2017
12:30 pm
- 1:30 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. Dear Jason

    So sorry about your family members who have passed on recently. Keeping you and your loved ones in prayer.

    Sincerely, Brian & Linda Morrell Family

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