Mary Blanche Lewis Osborne, age 82, was born September 17, 1934, in Ashe County, North Carolina, to the late Vincent Arthur and Emma Nelson Lewis. She passed away Friday, August 18, 2017, at Abbey Hospice, Social Circle, Georgia.
Mrs. Osborne managed the family farm, including chicken houses, a large garden, and a deer cooler. She loved growing flowers, fishing, sewing, quilting and making jelly. She was a member of Adgateville, Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters and one brother. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Lenson Lee “Ozzie” Osborne; children, Lenson and Kathy Osborne, of Greenwood, S.C.; Mary and Carl Murphy, and Malintha and Phil Chaffin of Monticello; and Emma and Floyd Tillman and Teresa and Sidney Womack of Hillsboro, Georgia. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Lea Murphy, Tabetha Murphy, Melissa Skinner, Amy Presley, Christy Richardson, Shane Greenway, Malette Wilson, Lee Ann Starnes, Katelen Barger, Tom Chaffin, Jessica Nichole Chaffin, Tommy Womack and William Womack.
In addition, she is survived by
twenty four great grandchildren
and by her sister, Tressie