Sept. 5, 1942-June 23, 2020

Mr. Douglas Allen Oglesby, 77, passed from this life on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven.

He was born Sept. 5, 1942, in Franklin County, to Harvie Alsworth Oglesby and Verdie Lucretia Steele Oglesby.

Mr. Oglesby was retired from International Paper Co., in Natchez. He enjoyed listening to and singing gospel music and sang with the Pioneers Quartet at area churches during the 1980s.

He was a loving father, grandfather and wonderful friend.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Harvie and Verdie Oglesby; a brother, Leland Oglesby; and two sisters, Carmon Burr and Nell Oglesby.

Survivors include his sister, Lula Weisenfels of North Little Rock, Ark.; a son, David Oglesby and his wife, Tracy, of Madison; two daughters, Jeanne Wroten and her husband, Tim, of Smithdale, and Jane Laird and her husband, Hugh, of Bogue Chitto; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

A private burial will be held by the family at Middleton Creek Primitive Baptist Church.

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Franklin Funeral Home of Meadville was in charge of arrangements.

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