Ona Mae Azlin



Okolona - Ona Mae Azlin, nee Matthews was born December 11,1930 in Cruger, Carroll Co., MS, to Jimmy Rayford and Gertie Lee Matthews. She went to see her Savior Monday, July 24, 2017 from Windsor Nursing Center in Columbus MS. After rearing her 4 children as an Air Force wife overseas and in assorted cities in the U.S., Ms. Azlin became a dedicated LPN at Shearer-Richardson Memorial Nursing Home in Okolona for 18 years. She was a proactive member of First Baptist Church of Okolona MS. Ona Mae was a hard worker and a beloved, engaged wife, mother, grandmother and all-around good ole soul.
A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 27, 2017 in the Okolona Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors, 300 W. Main Street, Okolona, MS with visitation from 9 a.m. to service time Thursday only. Burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery in Okolona. Holland Funeral Directors-Okolona Chapel is entrusted with the arrangements. Condolences may be e mailed to hollandfuneraldirectors@comcast.net

She is survived by her children, Clyde Azlin (Peggy), James “Jim” Azlin, Wanda Azlin Connelly (Bill) and Carla Hild. Her Grandchildren; Christie Shields, Scott Connelly, Jesse Azlin, Andy Dahn, Ryan Connelly, Chelsey Dahn, Thomas Hild and five great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Sarah Tilson and Betty Butler. a host of other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Tech Sergeant James Odis Azlin in l998; a brother, Jimmy Matthews and a sister, Peggy Matthews.