Yolande Perkins Oglesby

yolande oglesby

January 13, 1917 ~ June 8, 2012

Yolande Oglesby, 95, of Taylorville, passed away at approximately 11:30 p.m. Thursday, June 7, 2012 at her residence.

Yolande was born January 13, 1917 in Chicago to Fredrick W. and Yolande Vandeveer Perkins. She had one sister, Emily Vandeveer, who preceded her in death. Yolande married Thomas Ponting. She later married Richard Oglesby. She then married Roy Lasswell. 
Surviving are her daughter, Yolande V. Knight of Chicago; son, Mark T. Lasswell of Taylorville; and seven grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her son, Richard J. Oglesby IV, and her sister, Emily.

 Arrangement are being made at Shafer-Perfetti Funeral Home in Taylorville. 

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