Ozie Mae Talbert
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Ozie Mae Talbert,82,of Rockford, Illinois, departed this earthly lifeonThursday,January11, 2022,in herhome withher loving family by herbedside.
Ozie Mae was bornNovember 11, 1939, in Jericho,Arkansas to the late Willie Mae Garrett-Wright and OZ Garrett.She was raised in Michigan City, Indiana and moved to Rockford, Illinois in 1969 where she met the love of her life, Clemmie Lee Talbert. Clemmie and Ozie married on June 28, 1969 in Rockford.
OzieMaewas dedicated and devoted to her family. Sheleaves to cherish her memories;daughters Cassandra Wimbush-Craigmiles(Charles Robinson), Kimberley(RichardJr.)Franklin, Stacie Talbert Scott, all of Rockford, Illinois; sister Tina (Damion) Wright-Holmes of Lithonia, Georgia; brothers Spencer(Susie)Wright, Jr. and Emmitt Wright, all of Michigan City, Indiana; special cousins MattieWilkins and Annie Bridges ofMichigan City, Indiana; 12 grandchildren including Courtney Talbert and Jasmine Talbert who she helped raise;11great-grandchildren;16 great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends, all of whom she loved dearly.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 12:00p.m.at St. Paul Church of God in Christ 1001 Bishop Washington Avenue. Visitation will be held at 10:00a.m.until the time of service. Interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements completed by Collins & Stone Funeral Home 128 S 5th Street.