September 12, 1941 – June 7, 2021
Oletha died peacefully in the early morning hours of June 7, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minnesota with two of her granddaughters at her side. Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Oletha was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.
She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Anna Reasby, and her sisters, Jessie Reasby-Clark and Millie Ramsey. Oletha is survived by her sister, Fredericka Simpson; her seven children, Bridgett Rode (Scott), Johnathan Johnson, Chandler Johnson, Christjon Jackman (Jennifer), Francine Winston (Mark), Marcus Manning (Victoria), and Stephen Doughty; 14 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life will be held in Oletha’s honor on her 80th birthday. Details to follow.