Home  | About  | Contact

Ressa (Schoonover) Osborne

Born: Fri., May 10, 1929
Died: Sat., May 19, 2018


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Wed., May 23, 2018
Location: Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Wed., May 23, 2018
Location: Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries


Ressa Schoonover Osborne, 89, of Bickmore departed this life on Saturday, May 19, 2018 surround by her family.
Born May 10, 1929 in Clay County, she was the daughter of the late JR and Blanch Schoonover. In addition to her parents, she was as preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Homer Osborne and brothers, Billy and Jimmy Schoonover.
She was a member of Lick Fork Baptist Church and a 1948 graduate of Clay County High School where she was majorette. Ressa taught school in Clay County and later was a teacher-aide for the county. She was a loving Christian, mother and grandmother. She was the voice for Solomon’s Secret Outdoor Drama when people called for directions and dates for the drama.
Ressa is survived by her son, James Brock Osborne of Bickmore; daughters, Vickie Dail (John) Brown of Bickmore, Frankie Jo (Len) Alvis of Athens and Billie Shane (Wayne) Cooper of Fayetteville. She was more than a grandmother to her seven grandchildren, Shannon Brown, Chastity Shalon (Brian) Moore, Jonathan (Renee) Brown, Tiffany (Aaron) Boggess, Alisha (Adam) Taylor, Trinity Cooper and Kevin (Leslie) Alvis;  eight great-grandchildren, Corey (Felicia) Mays, Nathaniel and Keaton Brown, Kinsley and Lauren Boggess, Wyatt and Shelby Moore, Lucas Alvis and baby girl Taylor due in September; two-great-great grandchildren, Kayson and Kohen Mays; sister, Betty Neal of Bickmore; many nieces and nephews and four sisters-in-law.
Funeral service will held 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 23, at Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home, Clay, with Ministers John Bill and Jonathan Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Schoonover Family Cemetery, Beechy Ridge, beside her husband.
Friends may gather with family one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
A special thanks to Hospice Care, Kindred Care, family and friends and our churches who supported the family through this trying time.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com
Wilson-Shamblin-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Osborne family.

  View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

David Monahan
   Posted Mon May 21, 2018
Mirna and I are very sorry to hear about Ressa. She was a very fine lady. Our prayers go out to the family.

Karl Fitzwater
   Posted Tue May 22, 2018
To Family of Homer and Ressa Osborne so sorry for your Loss Prayers for all.

Martha Harper
   Posted Tue May 22, 2018
My heart felt sympathy goes out to all the family. She was one of the sweetest women I ever knew. Praying for you all

Copyright © 2021 Wilson Smith Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved.    | Website by CFS |

Privacy Policy | Terms of Use