Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Patsy Ruth Tollett Oglesbee

Born: 1/1/1901

Died: 10/15/2001

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Patsy Ruth Tollett Oglesbee was born the daughter of L.B. and Carrie Tollett in Non, Oklahoma, where she was raised and attended Non School. She graduated High school at Gerty, Oklahoma and trained as a surgical nurse at the Muskogee General Hospital. She met John Oglesbee in Muskogee and they were married at Denton, Texas on December 25, 1959. She became a full-time homemaker, raising four children and sustaining her husband through medical school and 31 years of medical practice. She was making her home in Grove, Oklahoma when she passed away at Tahlequah, Oklahoma on October 15, 2001.

Patsy was saved in the Missionary Baptist Church at Non and was a faithful Christian all her life. She was a member of the Antioch Missionary Baptist Mission in Carthage, Missouri at the time of her death.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. John Oglesbee of the home; four children, Jonathan Oglesbee and Robin Oglesbee, both of Tahlequah, Patricia Hanks of Lanagan, Missouri and Mary Wood of Lakewood, Washington; her mother, carrie Tollett of Allen, Oklahoma; two brothers, Bobby Joe Tollett of Holdenville, Oklahoma and Bufford Dwayne Tollett of Allen; a sister, Barbara Boyd of Allen; 14 grandchildren, John Adam, Patrick, Nathan, Rebecca, Natalie, Paul, Will, Samantha and Jennifer Oglesbee, Dayton, Gabriel and Autumn Hanks, Zachary and Nicholas Wood; and a host of cousins and other relatives.