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Altha Louise Ogles

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Altha Louise Ogles, daughter of the late Grigg Woodruff and Nora Norwood Woodruff, was born on Feb. 2, 1922, in Parma, Mo., and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo., on Nov. 21, 2011, at the age of 89.

Mrs. Ogles was a member of the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter, a former employee of the Elder Manufactur-ing Company in Dexter for 19 years, and a resident of Dexter.

On Feb. 14, 1963, she was united in marriage to Floyd Ogles in Little Rock, Ark. Mr. Ogles preceded her in death in October 1966.

Survivors include three daughters, Annette Groves of Jacksonville, Fla., Yvonne Colbert of Dexter, and Nora Jo Buchanan of Smithville, Mo.; one brother, George Woodruff of Dexter; one sister, Ruby Lee Middle-ton of Phoenix, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grand-children.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Hershal Buchanan; two brothers, Hershal Wood-ruff and Gratton Wood-ruff; and two sisters, Beatrice Loraine Cara-cini and Alma Bagwell.

Visitation will be held at the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011. Funeral services will then be conducted on Wednes-day, Nov. 23, 2011, at 1:30 p.m. in the Lighthouse Christian Center, with Rev. Tim Russell officiating. Interment will follow at the Walker Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo.

Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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