Ellen Mae Oglesby Hornburg, left this world quietly Thursday evening, February 15, 2018 at the Rouse Warren County Home, Youngsville, PA. She was so close to being 90 years old, as June 30th was her birthday. Born in Scrubgrass twp., Venango County, PA, to Samuel Purviance and Arena Mae Lawrence Oglesby. Ellen was one of eight children. All but two have gone on ahead.
Ellen graduated Emlenton High School and Olive Branch Training School in Chicago, IL. She worked hand in hand in the ministry with her husband, Norman Hornburg, Sr…he preached to adults and she to women and children in many ways. This team work took place in approximately eight churches in Western PA (Free Methodist Church). Norman currently lives at the Rouse Home, Youngsville, PA., April 14, 2018 would have been their 61st Wedding Anniversiary. 61 years of marriage produced seven children; Tim (Debbie), Dan (Carrie), Florence, Joy, Anna (Jack), Norman (Dawn)…as well as 14 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grands!! 2 Siblings Don Oglesby and Ann Oglesby Winkler are currently still living in their home near Emlenton, PA.
Ellen loved life by planting flowers, ministering, giving what she could, time with children and grands, quilting and reading MANY books. Her richness of time, energy, patience, giving and caring will live on in all of us.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa., on Sunday, February 18, 2018 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a funeral and committal service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Monday by Rev. Marcus Briggs, Chaplain of the Rouse Warren County Home, officiating. Interment will be in Cherry Grove Cemetery, Cherry Grove, PA. Those wishing to submit e-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com