BLACKSHEAR — Nell B. Osborne, 89, passed away Tuesday morning, May 10, 2022, at Satilla Bluffs Senior Care in Blackshear following an extended illness.

Mrs. Osborne was born in Clinch County to the late Benjamin Styles Booth and Bessie Highsmith Booth. She retired from Fesperman Insurance Company as a secretary.

She was baptized April 30, 1950 at Central Baptist Church in Waycross at the age of 17. Mrs. Osborne remained a member the rest of her life. She also was a member of the Grace Sunday school class.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Osborne was also preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Harold Frank Osborne; a great-granddaughter, Kirsten Raulerson; and a sister, Hilda Hall.

She is survived by two daughters, Suzanne Raulerson (Jimmy) of Waycross and Cathy Strickland (Joey) of Tifton; six grandchildren, Brian Raulerson (Shanna), Carola Raulerson Jones (Richard), Renee Raulerson Randall (Alan), Tara Raulerson Strickland (Matt), Ross Strickland (Caroline), Ashley Phillips (Todd); 12 great grandchildren; one sister, Alice Douglas (O’Neal) of Jacksonville, Fla.; one great-great grandchild.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today (Saturday, May 14) at Oakland Cemetery with her grandson, the Rev. Ross Strickland, officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations made in her honor to GHC Hospice, 1908 Tebeau Street, Waycross 31503 or Satilla Bluffs Memory Care Center, 101 Satilla Bluffs Drive, Blackshear, 31516.

The family would like to thank the nursing staff of Satilla Bluffs and hospice nurses of GHC Hospice for the care they provided. They have made friends they’ll never forget.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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