Graveside services will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, July 3, 2021, St. Paul C.M.E. Church, Hwy 26 East, Buena Vista, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Ressie Lee Glass Radney was born March 13, 1944 in Buena Vista, Marion County, Georgia to the late Mac Arthur Glass and the late Hattie Hall Glass.
Ressie was the mother of three children, one daughter, Patricia, preceded her in death. Born in a family of 7 siblings, she was preceded in death by her three brothers, Sam Glass, John Arthur Glass and Mack Glass. Ressie was educated in the public school system of Marion County and graduated in 1962 from Buena Vista High School. Ressie was a member of the New Bethel Baptist Church whereas she dutifully served on the Kitchen and Hospitality Committee and Mother Board. After many years of dedicated services she retired from Davison Rubber Company of Americus, Georgia as a Line Supervisor.
Ressie was married to the late Arthur Radney Jr. who preceded her in death, May 5, 2021. They were a blessed and happy couple for forty-one years.
The life she lived, the love she shared and her fond memories will long be remembered by her children, grandchildren, and her great grandchildren and her siblings. Life’s path is more easily traveled with the company of family, Thanks to my two children, Larry Napper, Sr. and Gwendolyn Nesbit of Snellville, Georgia, My granddaughter’s shoulder that I leaned on, Thank You Mackenzie Carson; my five grandson and my heroes, Patrick Napper, Larry Napper Jr., Brandon Napper, David Nesbit Jr., and Denzel Nesbit. To my sisters whom I grew up with, I truly loved you guys, Joanne Little (Jimmy), Shirley Napper, and Leearthis Johnson (Robert) all from Brooklyn, New York, aunt Emma Jean Jackson, St. Petersburg, Florida ; to my brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, a big shout out to you all, John Radney (Monica), Columbus, Georgia, Rosie B. Radney Jackson and Renee Brown Glass of Buena Vista, Georgia; and to all my nieces, nephews, other cousins and friends, I love all of you.