She attended Wesley Memorial United Church. She was a loving and generous wife, mother, and grandmother, a terrific cook, and an immaculate housekeeper.
She worked at a variety of jobs over the years to help support her family, and send her sons to college, including as a ticket seller at the Princess Theater, checkout clerk at Toby’s Food Store, a waitress at various local restaurants, and nurse at Bradley Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Bradley County on Sept. 19, 1922, to the late Lonnie and Bessie Howell Prince. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Melvin Osment; brothers, Marvin Prince and Milburn Prince; and sister, Marie Vaughn.
Survivors include her twin sons and their spouses: Donald and Teresa Osment and Ronald and Rose Osment; sisters, Katherine Campanaro and Barbara Jean Jackson, all of Cleveland; grandsons: Andy Osment, Danny Osment and D.L. Bodenhamer; granddaughters: Donna Hughes, Julie Redmond, Rhonda Lambert and Dusty Mooneyham; great-grandson, Parker Redmond; great-granddaughters: Jaisa and Jaimi Lambert, Tandem Osment, Hope Mooney, Elli Hughes, Lara Redmond, and BreAnna and Cassidy Mooneyham; several nieces and nephews, and a very special little boy, Hunter Foster.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in the chapel of Fike Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Smith officiating.
Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Danny Osment, Andy Osment, Bert Osment, Chris Jackson, Trent Redmond and Parker Redmond serving as pallbearers. Denny Hughes, D.L. Bodenhammer and Jason Lambert will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Osment family guest book at www.fikefh.com.