Brown Funeral Home announces the death and funeral services of the Rev. Prince Colvin Ogden, Jr., who died Sept. 25, 2012. He was born in Appling County on October 14, 1927 to the late Prince Ogden, Sr. and the late Asoline McLeod Ogden. Ogden was educated in Appling County Consolidated School. He was enlisted in the Army for four years. During that time he was accepted into the Officer Candidate School, which was a significant and honorable achievement for him. Ogden retired from Ford Motor Company after dedicating 41 years of service. While residing in Buffalo, NY the Rev. Ogden founded and was the pastor of God’s Deliverance Center. He was also the pastor of Jesus Rainbow Community Church in Baxley.
Survivors include his loving wife, Glora Ogden of Baxley; his children, Carolyn (Robert) Patterson of Hastings, FL, Diane (Dale) Mitchell of Buffalo, NY, Sheila Richardson of Tonawanda, NY, Sheryl (Harvey) Marable of Amhurst, NY; Jonathan (Candice) Ogden of Indian Head, MD; Ladonna Ogden of Woodbridge, VA and Eugene (Mattie) Gilliam of Las Vegas, NV; grandchildren, Lemuel Jones, Lathell Jones, Deidre Prewitt, Michael Prewitt, Sabrina Prewitt, Kayla Prewitt, Keshaun Richardson, Jasmine Ogden, Jordan Ogden, Kim Gilliam, DJ Gilliam, Kehamoney Gilliam and Beonca Gilliam; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 from Harvest Chapel Church with Pastor Agnes Sellers and Bishop Randy Sellers officiating. Interment followed in Rachel Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Jonathan Ogden, Aaron Williamson, Randall Reeves, Charles Carter, Danny Green and Truman Bowen.
Honorable pallbearers were Harvest Chapel Church Family and staff of Jesup Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Musical selections were rendered by Peggy Fletcher and choir.
Arrangements were under the direction of Brown Funeral Home.