Camille Ogden (nee Whyte) of Steelville, Missouri was born on Monday, November 2, 1925 to Haley Kennon and Maggie Cape Whyte at Truxton, Missouri and passed away on November 20, 2019 at the age of 94 years and 18 days.
Camille married George R. Ogden on November 25, 1948 in St. Louis, Missouri and enjoyed 53 years of marriage until George passed away on December 14, 2001.
After raising their sons, Camille attended Mineral Area College for two years and Southwest MO State for two years. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education in the field of art. She taught at Cuba High School for 17 years. She was a member of the MO Retired Teachers Association. She loved working with all ages of children including in the youth center at her church and tutoring children.
She was a “Round Table” friend, a volunteer at the Steelville Chamber of Commerce, a Sunday School teacher, a former Elder and Deacon and a Den Mother of Boy Scouts.
She worked with the Adult Literacy Program and also worked at the Meramec Music Theater. In her remaining spare time she enjoyed reading and working crossword puzzles.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Haley and Maggie Whyte; husband, George Ogden; parents-in-law, George (Lavonne Betty) Ogden Sr.; sister, Vivian Mae Whyte; brothers-in-law, Charles Moelm, and George Hieken; and sister-in-law, Darlyne (Earl “Bud”) Costly.
She is survived by her sons, Glen S. (Rhonda) Ogden of Steelville, Missouri and Don W. (Linda) Ogden of Rogers, Arkansas; sisters, Clarice Moelm of St. Louis, Missouri and Ruby Jean Hieken of Meramec, New Hampshire; grandchildren, Stephanie Ogden of Conroe, Texas, Stacy (friend Ryan Jones) Ogden of Sullivan, Missouri, Summer (friend Jeremy Davis) Beeman of Bourbon, Missouri, Michael (Delana) Ogden of Pensacola, Florida, Daniel (Cassie) Ogden of Denton, Texas, Tabitha (Jerry) Highfill of Gulf Breeze, Florida and Courtney Castor of Owensville, Missouri; great grandchildren, Austin Heath of Arnold, Missouri, Lane Heath of Conroy, Texas, Camille Ogden of Denton, Texas, Jovia Highfill of Gulf Breeze, Florida, Kyler Ogden-Davis, Kolton Davis and Kayden Davis, all of Bourbon, Missouri, Jax and Declan Ogden of Denton, Texas; other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held from 5-7 p.m. on Monday, November 25, 2019 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Cuba, Missouri.
Funeral service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at the Steelville Presbyterian Church in Steelville, Missouri with Pastor Wendy Downing officiating.
Burial was at 1:15 p.m. at the Jefferson Barracks Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri.
Pallbearers were Michael and Daniel Ogden, Jerry Highfill, Ryan Jones, Jeremy Davis, Austin and Lane Heath. Honorary pallbearers were Kyler, Kolton, Kayden Davis, Declan and Jax Ogden.
Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home, Steelville, Missouri.