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Betty Ogle

December 10, 1929 — April 9, 2023


Betty Rebecca Free Ogle, 93, passed away on Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023 at her home in Trussville. She passed away after battling Alzheimer's disease for several years. She was preceded in death by her husband, James B. Ogle in 2021. She is also survived by her son James B. Ogle, Jr of St. Augustine, FL, daughter Deborah Peterson of Slidell, LA and daughter Jan Chafin, of Odenville, AL. She had 4 grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. 

She was born in Lafayette, Ga on December 10, 1929 and was the youngest of 9 children born to James Walker Free and wife Molly. The Free's also lived in Albertville, AL for a number of years before settling in Birmingham. She was a devoted homemaker and loved her husband and children always putting their needs ahead of hers. 

The Ogle's attended First Baptist Church of Center Point for over 50 years and were active in choir, Sunday School and served on many committees through out the years. They ensured that their children were raised around biblical teachings and did their best to have their children in church on a regular basis. 

The family would like to thank doctors John and Stacy Davis, Grandview Medical Center and Peggy Lowe as their primary care giver for their service to our parents in their later years. 
Services will be held at Jefferson Memorial Trussville on April 17, 2023. Visitation will begin at 11am with services to follow at 12pm. 

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, April 17, 2023

11:00am - 12:00pm

Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home and Gardens

1591 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35235

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Monday, April 17, 2023

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