Delores “Dee” Ozley

Delores "Dee" OzleyDelores K. “Dee” Brown Ozley, 79, of Rushville died at 12:13 p.m. April 17, 2018, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

She was born July 15, 1938, in Schuyler County, a daughter of Ermal and Estella Malcomson Brown. She was married to Loyd Stanford and James Ozley.

Surviving are three children, David (and Serena) Stanford of Mesa, Ariz., Melanie (and Michael) Clarke of Rockford and Michele (and Phillip) Fitzjarrald of Rushville; one brother, Charles “Chuck” (and Shirley) Orr of Rockford; special childhood friend, Nova Hays of Rushville; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one grandson, Jeremy Tennison; one brother, Keith Orr; and one sister, Eloise Orr.

She worked in various departments at Amerock in Rockford for many years. After returning to Rushville, she worked at Methode in Golden and as an in-home caregiver to the elderly.

She was a past member of Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, south of Rushville and St. Paul Lutheran Church in Rockford.

Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 6, at the Messerer Cemetery, near Frederick. Wood Funeral Home in Rushville is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Heritage Health, Therapy and Senior Care in Mount Sterling Activity Fund.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 4/18/2018 (pending) and 4/25/2018


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