Ollie Burgess Grogan, 90, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday evening at Moses Cone Hospital.
A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at Fair Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Peter Smith officiating. Interment will follow the services in Ridge-View Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service (1-2pm) at Fair Funeral Home Chapel and other times at Mrs. Grogan’s residence.
Mrs. Grogan was born on June 5, 1928 to the late James Adolphus Burgess and Lillie Gaye Boone Burgess in Ridgeway, Virginia. She graduated from Ridgeway High School. Ollie and her late husband, were owners of Grogan’s Florist from 1970 – 2006. She was an avid gardener and flower lover. Ollie enjoyed sewing and painting with watercolors and oils. Mrs. Grogan was a past president of the Out Our Way Garden club. She was a devoted member of First Presbyterian Church in Eden. Mrs. Grogan lived life to the fullest but most of all she loved her family.
Surviving are her two daughters, Suzon Grogan Martin and husband, Ron of Eden and Sherry B. Grogan of Greensboro; special friend, Scott Lemons; ten step-grandchildren; sister, Elsie Denny of, Drexel Hill, P.A. and a large extended family.
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bobby Grogan; two sisters and two brothers.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial contributions go to the First Presbyterian Church Building Fund; 582 Southwood Drive, Eden, NC 27288.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com
May you feel the prayers being lifted on your behalf.
David & Candy Smith
Suzon and Sherry, you are in my heart and prayers.
Hilda Shockley Jones
Dear Suzon, Ron & Sherry- our thoughts & prayers are with you during this difficult time!
Ann Pratt Long
To all the family, we are so very sorry about Ollie’s passing. She was always so kind and helpful at the store. She had such a sweet smile and kind voice. We know how difficult this can be. Our thoughts, love and deepest sympathy to all of you.
Susan & Louis Childrey
Suzon & Sherry - I just read your mom's obituary and send my thoughts to both of you. Ollie was a wonderful friend to my mom and dad, to me and Penney. I have many good memories of both your mom and dad - two very special people that I was fortunate to know. My sympathies to you and your families. Jim
Sherry, Suzon and family,
So very sorry for loss of your sweet Mom. She was always such a sweet and kind person. I know you are going to miss her terribly.
“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand” (Isaiah 41:10).
Sherry, Suzon and family, my condolences to you...I can just picture her beloved Bobby greeting her into Heaven's gates with a bouquet of flowers! Love, Merrilee
Suzon and Sherry, I know you are going to miss your sweet mother so much. Keep your precious memories of her in your hearts and be assured that she is now with your dad in Heaven. Hugs to you, love, Martha
Martha Harden Smith
Ollie was a special person with a wonderful talent for arranging flowers and always so helpful when you when to Grogan's. I loved shopping there. My sympathy to all the family.
Suzon, Ron,and Sherry, I just seen this on line!
I am so sorry to hear about your precious mother!
I am sure she is happy now with your daddy and her Lord and Savior!
No more pain and suffering!
All of you are in my prayers and I pray God will wrap His loving arms around you and give you comfort and peace! I thought so much of both your parents! To know them, was to love them!
Muriel B. Caldwell
Sherry, Suzon and Family. So sorry for your loss. I know you will miss her greatly. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers!
Betty Smith Madison
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