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OBIT: Mrs. Aderene Brown Osgatharp Of Macon County


Mrs. Aderene Brown Osgatharp of the Drapers Cross Roads Community in Macon County died at the age of 88 on Sunday evening October 30, 2016 at 7:45 p.m. the Macon County General Hospital in Lafayette.

Her longtime minister Wayne Meador officiated at the 3:30 Tuesday afternoon November 1st funeral services from the Anderson and Son Funeral Home in Red Boiling Springs. Mrs. Osgatharp’s granddaughter, Smith County High School principal Jeanie Hix, delivered the eulogy. Burial followed beside her husband in the Whitley Cemetery in Red Boiling Springs.

Born Aderene B. Brown in Clay County on Thursday November 10, 1927, she was one of ten children of the late Jack and Marie Pharris Brown.

Four siblings preceded her in death, Annette Brown Douglas, Alice Brown Jones, Clifton and Junior Brown.

In 1947 she was united in marriage to Ralph Eugene Osgatharp who preceded her in death on March 8, 1986.

Mrs. Osgatharp was a 1945 graduate of Celina High School.

She was a retired assembly worker at the former Carter Automotive Co. in Lafayette with twenty years of service.

Mrs. Osgatharp was a member of the Drapers Crossroads Church of Christ.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Patsy Osgatharp of the Drapers Crossroads Community, the granddaughter, Jeanie Hix of Carthage; step-granddaughter, Denise Dallenbach and husband Don of Hendersonville, step-grandson, Heath Hagan of Drapers Crossroads Community; great-grandsons, Jackson and Gritt Hix of Carthage; step-great- grandsons, Dylan and Drew Dallenbach of Hendersonville, Colter Hagan of Drapers Crossroads Community, step-great-granddaughter, Avery Hagan of Drapers Crossroads Community; sisters, Frankie Brown Lyons of Mt. Juliet, Betty Doig of Scottsville, Kentucky, Rosie Dillard of Morristown, TN; brothers, Jimmy Brown and wife Brenda of Scottsville, KY, Freddie Brown and wife Dale of Rockfield, KY; several nieces and nephews.

This notice provided as a courtesy to the Osgatharp family.