Cover photo for Ozella Kersey Gaultney's Obituary
Ozella Kersey Gaultney Profile Photo

Ozella Kersey Gaultney

March 30, 1916 — May 2, 2015

Ozella Kersey Gaultney

Mrs. Ozella Whitley Kersey Gaultney, 99, passed away on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Columbus Hospice Midtown in Columbus, GA.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00PM on Monday, May 4, 2015, in the Chapel of Watson-Tante Funeral Home with Reverend Ken Howard officiating.  Burial will follow the service at Pine Level Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers will be Greg Currington, Carl Albritton, Eddie Pope, Frank Gray, and Wayne Ledbetter. The family will greet friends at the funeral home on Monday from 2-3PM before the service.

Mrs. Gaultney was born March 30, 1916, in Taylor County, GA, to James L. Whitley and Fannie Lee Cindy Hayes. She was a member of Moore’s Chapel Baptist Church. She had worked as a weaver at Manchester Mills.  Mrs. Ozella loved singing gospel music and being around people. She made everyone feel welcome and she always had plenty to eat. She was a very happy person and enjoyed young people.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Harley Gaultney and Johnny Bob Kersey, and her son, Cecil Rudolph Kersey.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Hilda Kersey of Fortson, GA; by two grandchildren, Joy Lynn Kersey Fisher (Chad) of Normandy Park, WA, and Brett Daniel Kersey of Caleara, AL; two great-grandchildren, Clara Fisher and Sydney Fisher and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Columbus Hospice, Moore’s Chapel Baptist Church or a charity of one’s choice. Watson-Tante Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ozella Kersey Gaultney, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Viewing

Monday, May 4, 2015

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Way-Watson Funeral Home- Buena Vista

Buena Vista, WI

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Monday, May 4, 2015

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chapel of Watson-Tante Funeral Home

Buena Vista, GA

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 7

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree