Brenda Ray (Aiken) Oulsnam

Born: Mon., Mar. 11, 1946
Died: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017


2:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sat., Aug. 26, 2017
Location: First United Methodist Church South Campus

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sat., Aug. 26, 2017
Location: First United Methodist Church South Campus

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Brenda Ray Aiken Oulsnam, age 71, of Greensboro, GA, died Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta, GA. Born on March 11, 1946, in Macon, GA she was the daughter of the late Robert Ray Aiken and Annie Louise Hooper Aiken. She graduated from Monticello High School and attended Young Harris College.  She earned her BS at the University of Georgia and a Master's Degree from Georgia State.  On March 12, 1967 she married Donald William Oulsnam, and they proudly celebrated their 50th Anniversary recently. For thirty-two years she taught junior high at Clayton County Schools, retiring in 1999.  They moved to Greene County from Jonesboro in 1998, and Brenda became a health educator for TenderCare Clinic.  Brenda was a world traveler, visiting 6 of the 7 continents. She enjoyed spending time with her family (always cheering them on), helping others, teaching Bible studies, sewing, and following the Bulldogs.  She was a devoted disciple of Christ and a member of the Greensboro First United Methodist Church.


Survivors include her husband of fifty years, Donald William Oulsnam of Greensboro, GA; son, Donnie Oulsnam (Tasha) of Gray, GA; daughter, Amanda Stefanakos (James) of Graniteville, SC; brother, Robby Aiken (Sharon) of Monticello, GA; six grandchildren, Ethan, Nicholas, and Ellie Oulsnam and Maia, Xander and Phebe Stefanakos; other relatives and many friends.


Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church South Campus, 4741 Carey Station Road, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Mike Morgan and Rev. Hugh Hendrickson officiating. Inurnment will be in West View Cemetery, West View Street, Monticello, GA 31064 at a later date.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. until time for the service at the church. In lieu of flowers the family requests that any memorials be made to First United Methodist Church, P O Box 216, Greensboro, GA 30642 or Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, 1577 NE Expressway, Atlanta, GA 30329. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us to sign the online guest register.

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DeLacy & Pam Luke
   Posted Sun August 20, 2017
May you rest in peace, sweet friend.

Craig and Michele Henry
   Posted Mon August 21, 2017
With our deepest sympathy and love for your family, we pray for you and cherish the time knowing Brenda. Heaven is her new home and what an incredible blessing she was to Don, family, church, and us all, while on here on Earth. God Bless your family from Craig, Michele, Haley, Heath, and Hunter. Warner Robins GA

Farrar Davis
   Posted Mon August 21, 2017

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Farrar Davis, CBA of GA.

With our deepest sympathy, CBA of GA in Milledgeville Jack, Farrar, Jody, and staff

Mary Brown
   Posted Tue August 22, 2017
My deepest sympathy to the family. I had the pleasure of working with Brenda thru Tendercare for a number of years. She was a real sweet lady.

Rick &Lisa Forbes
   Posted Wed August 23, 2017
We'll always remember the times we shared with a smile. Go in peace, my friend.

Lesa Tolbert
   Posted Wed August 23, 2017
Mrs. Oulsnam was my 7th grade earth science teacher in 1985. She was intelligent, interesting, funny, and kind, and I’ve thought of her often over the years. Praying for comfort for her family at this difficult time.

Herb & Jan Thurmond
   Posted Wed August 23, 2017
So very sorry for your loss. Brenda was a very sweet lady and we know your family will miss her terribly!

Jo Croom
   Posted Fri August 25, 2017
Don and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you as you grieve the loss of one so dear to you. May you feel God's love, strength, comfort and peace in the coming days.

Mary Peacock
   Posted Sat August 26, 2017
I am so sorry for your loss. I knew Brenda from the Southside & tailgating at UGA. She was always so sweet & helpful. She was a great friend to my family. Cherish your memories & know she is home now with our Lord!