Thelma Beatrice Jenkins Oswald

 United States

  • Date Of Birth: January 12, 1937
  • Date Of Death: February 2, 2021
  • Spouse: Louis Charles Oswald
  • Children: Nick Oswald, Tracey Rae, Trudy Blackwell, Theresa Ratje
  • Occupation: Homemaker
  • City: Tucker
  • State: Georgia

Thelma Beatrice Oswald, 84, of Tucker, GA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 2, 2021.

Thelma was born in Etterville, Missouri on January 12, 1937. She graduated from Argentine High in Kansas City, Kansas in 1955 at the age of 18. She began working right out of high school for Conoco Oil Company where she met, Lou Oswald, and they were married in 1956 in Kansas City, Kansas. They moved to Des Moines, Iowa, and were transferred to Roswell, NM in 1960. In 1969 they moved their growing family to Atlanta, GA where they lived out their days.

Thelma was the epitome of the perfect wife & mother, excellent cook & seamstress. She embodied the full meaning of home economics. She was priceless & her husband, Lou, adored her. They enjoyed traveling around the country extensively after Dad’s retirement in 1993. They were happily married for 63 years until Lou’s passing in 2019.

Thelma is survived by her son, Nick Oswald, and his wife Cathy of Buford, GA; daughters, Tracey Rae and her husband Shawn of Alpharetta, GA; Trudy Blackwell of Tucker, GA and Theresa Ratje of Greenville, SC; and seven grandchildren.

Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Charles Oswald, and two grandsons.