Mrs. Kathy Oglesby Fitzpatrick, 66, entered in eternal rest on Monday, March 28, in NMS Healthcare, Silver Spring, MD.
Wife of James Fitzpartick, she was born in Cherokee County and was a daughter of the late Melton “Bub” Oglesby and the late Martha Wood Oglesby.
Kathy was a 1968 graduate of Granard High Class. She received a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education from Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC, and a Masters Degree from Converse College, Spartanburg, SC.
She was a former member of Island Creek Baptist Church in Cowpens. She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Landover, MD where she was a member of The Majestic Choir and a Deaconess.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five brothers, Melton, Thomas Garfield, Wyatt Melton, Sr., Robert Jaye, and John Edward; two nephews, Wyatt Oglesby, Jr. and Ulysses Oglesby, Jr.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by a son, Darrell, daughter, Tiffany, both of the home; six brothers, James Robert (Sarah), Ulysses (Deloris), Kenneth Oglesby, all of High Point, NC; Michael (Audrey), Terry (Shiela), and Rev. Benjamin Oglesby, all of Cowpens, SC; 3 sisters-in-law, Mrs. Minnie Oglesby of Cowpens,
Mrs. Bernice Brunson (Von), Mrs. Gail Ivey (John); mother-in-law, Mrs. Elise Fitzpatrick of MD.
Funeral Services will be Saturday, 11 a.m., in Shiloh Baptist Church, Landover, MD. Interment will be in Maryland.
J.B. Jenkins Funeral Home, Landover, MD.
Courtesy of The Gilmore Mortuary, www.gilmoresmortuary.com>