Vivian Valeria Oglesby

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Vivian Valeria Oglesby, 88, of Flint, Mich., formerly of Manila, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009, at Maple Woods Manor in Flint, Mich. Born in Como, Mo., she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Bennett Still. She was the widow of Everett Oglesby who preceded her in death in 1979. She was a homemaker and a member of the Colonial Hills Baptist Church in Flint.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Shawn Oglesby; three sisters, Marie Ingram, Bessie Hardy and Wanda Rodgers; a brother, Gerald Still; a sister-in-law, Charlene Still; two nephews, Mark Hardy and Charles Boling; a cousin, Ralph Bennett; and two dear friends, Ann Oates and Gerald Bone.

She is survived by two sons, Gerald Oglesby and his wife, Anita, of Covert, Mich., and William Oglesby of Flint, Mich.; a granddaughter, Melanie Mata and husband, Ed, of Davison, Mich.; two brothers, Elton Still and wife, Minnie, of Manila and Clifford Still and wife, Sue, of Denmark, Ark.; a sister, Naomi Adams and husband, Victor, of Eua Claire, Mich.; a sister-in-law, Jean Still, of Watervliet, Mich.; two great-grandchildren, Eddie and Nicolas Mata.

The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Howard Funeral Chapel in Manila with Rev. Jerry Pentecost officiating. Burial was in the Manila Cemetery.

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