Dellene P. Oglesby, 66, of Norwalk, died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2007, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 26, 1941, in Sandusky, and graduated in 1960 from Norwalk High School. She was a homemaker for many years and in 1981 began working as a teacher's aid at Christie Lane School, retiring in 2000. She was an avid painter with oils, however her true joy was spending time with her grandchildren and working with children at Christie Lane.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Phillip Oglesby II of Norwalk; daughters and son-in-law, Teresa "Tracey" and Mark McIntyre of Blacklick, Ohio, and Kimberly Oglesby of Chicago; sons and daughters-in-law, Phillip and Maei Oglesby III of Norwalk and Sean and Tarina Oglesby of Norwalk; nine grandchildren and two step-grandchildren; and a sister, Constance "Connie" Smith of Norwalk; brother-in-law, Rufes Roldan of Sandusky; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Delbert Woods and Christine Woods; brother, Delbert Woods Jr. and a granddaughter, Tara Oglesby.
Friends may call Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk. A funeral service will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Norwalk Alliance Church, 2755 U.S. 250 S., Norwalk. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Norwalk.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be sent to Christie Lane School, 306 S. Norwalk Road, Norwalk, OH 44857
Condolences may be sent to norwalkfuneral.com.