Jamie "Jay" Jay Ogletree III

March 13, 1951July 3, 2011

Jamie "Jay" Claiborne Ogletree, III, 60, of Cumming, formerly of Columbus and Albany, GA, entered into eternal rest on July 3, 2011. He was born on March 13, 1951 to Jamie Claiborne Ogletree, Jr. and Mary Sue Butler Ogletree, who preceded him in death. He greatly enjoyed writing about the entertainment industry and is acknowledged as a contributing author of 11 books. Jay is survived by his loving family which includes his sister, Clare Ogletree Anderson; brother, Richard Slade Ogletree, II; Nieces, Elizabeth Butler Anderson and Mary Clare Ogletree Anderson; nephews, Richard Slade Ogletree, III and Stephen Claiborne Ogletree; great nephews, Slade Anderson Olivas and Colt Butler Olivas. The Memorial Service will be held at 11 A.M., Tues., July 12, 2011 with a reception following both at Roswell Funeral Home, 950 Mansell Road, Roswell, GA 30076. He will be placed at rest in Linwood Historic Cemetery in Columbus, GA. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made to "P.A.L.S.", Pets Are Loving Support, 2115 Liddell Drive, NE, Atlanta, GA 30324, Roswell Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Celebration of Life Service Tuesday, July 12, 2011
  • Reception will follow the service at Roswell Funeral Home Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Jamie "Jay" Jay Ogletree III

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Susan Key Clark

July 17, 2011

Prayers and positive thoughts are going out to all of y'all!

Cheryl & Jackie Lee

July 11, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Please allow the memories you have with Jay to comfort you; he is with God now and they are smiling down on you all.

Gean Leyba

July 11, 2011

Clare, Our prayers go out to you and your family during these sorrow times. Jay touched us all in his own way and he will be greatly missed.
Brett and Gean

Lou Dillard

July 11, 2011

Clare, I am so sorry to hear about this, my love and prayers go out to all of you,
Lou Dillard

Brett Hill Gean Leyba

July 10, 2011

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family. We so enjoyed our time with Jay and know how he touched our lives and so many others.

Brenda Portwood Kosobucki

July 9, 2011

Clare, so sorry to hear about your brother. Prayers are with you and your family.

Janet Futch

July 8, 2011

Jay toched lives everywhere he went, the library, target, book stores & hamburger joints to mention a few! I know he touched my life.

Jane Anderson

July 8, 2011

Bless you Jay for entering into all of our lives..May your smile and your spirit remind us all how precious a soul is..Peace be with you..


July 8, 2011

Dear Clare and Family,

My heartfelt condolences for the loss of Jay. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Christy Greenwood

July 8, 2011

Clare, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this sad time.