Henry Joseph Oglesby

26p1.preview-3Henry Joseph Oglesby, 60, of 266 Goldmine Springs Road, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, at Brookview HealthCare Center.

Born in Cherokee County, he was the son of the late J.D. and Cora Wood Oglesby. He graduated in 1973 from Gaffney High School and was a former employee of The Gaffney Ledger. Early in life, he joined Philadelphia Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Sherall Oglesby; two sisters, Hattie Mitchem and Minnie Lee Gibbs; and a brother, Charlie James Oglesby.

Surviving are two daughters, Sharon Crosby and Quintina Crosby, both of Gaffney; four sisters, Nellie Ree Brown (John Ray), Zandra Lindsay (Bobby), Joyce Dawkins (Lonnie) and Lucille Garrett (James), all of Gaffney; five brothers, J.C. Oglesby, Wilbert Oglesby, both of Gaffney, Robert Earl Oglesby, Cecil Oglesby and Jerry Oglesby of Raleigh, N.C.; five grandchildren and one greatgrandchild.

Funeral services will be held Monday, March 16, at 1 p.m. in The Gilmore Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Mitchem, Dr. Michael A. Bridges, the Rev. Pittman Harris and the Rev. Clarence Davis officiating. Interment will be in New Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family is at the home of Quintina Crosby, 303 Serene Drive.

Arrangements by The Gilmore Mortuary.