Jonnie Ozell Tarpley

Blythewood – Mrs. Jonnie Ozell Tarpley, 91, of Blythewood, died May 27, 2012. She was a daughter of the late Edgar Daniel and Hautice Odell Sykes Cook and the widow of Howard Franklin Tarpley Jr. Born and raised in East Point, Ga., Jonnie worked there as a supervisor with Blue Horse Tablet Division of Union Camp Corp in Chamblee, Ga., was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church and the Adult Ladies Sunday School Class. She was also a member East Point Eastern Star, where she was a past worthy matron. She was an active member of the College Park Historical Society.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda Ann Rogers and husband, John, of Blythewood; and three grandchildren, Alan Cox, Michelle Steigerwalt and Aimee Hodge; and five great grandchildren.

The funeral service for Mrs. Tarpley was held 2 o’clock, Saturday, June 2, at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 3491 Washington Road, East Point, Ga. The Rev. Ray Kuykendall will officiate with John Rogers giving the eulogy. Burial followed at the church cemetery. Shives Funeral Home of Columbia is assisting the family. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, 190 Knox Abbot Dr., Ste 201, Cayce, S.C. 29033.