Demla Oglesby Maxberry

July 5, 1937 - July 27, 2018

Delma Oglesby Maxberry, 81, of Owensboro, passed away July 27, 2018 while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born July 5, 1937 to the late Onie and Mable Groves Oglesby. Delma had been a member of Buena Vista Baptist Church since 1971. She worked at General Electric for 37 years, and in her free time, she enjoyed gardening and working on her flowers. Delma will be remembered as always caring for and encouraging those she loved. Along with her parents, Delma was also preceded in death by her son, Richard “Rick” Smith, and her sisters, Sue Powell and Marie Kellen.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, William Maxberry; step-son, Mitchell R. Maxberry; step-grandchildren, Melissa (Chad) Scott and Kurt (Emily) Maxberry; step-great-grandchildren, Trent Scott, Wyatt Maxberry, Wesley Maxberry, and Valarie Maxberry; a sister, Gene White; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to the Buena Vista Building Fund.

Services will be 2pm Monday, July 30, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Brother Franklin Skaggs will be officiating. Visitation will be from 10am to 2pm Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Owensboro Memorial Gardens.

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