Betsy Ogletree College teacher

December 10, 1992

Betsy Ogletree, who taught at the Baltimore City Communit College after serving as an officer in the United States Public Health Service, died Monday of cancer at the Meridian Healthcare Center at Brightwood.

Graveside services for Mrs. Ogletree, who was 71 and lived on North Charles Street, were to be conducted at 10 a.m. today at Woodlawn Cemetery, 2130 Woodlawn Drive.

From the early 1960s until her retirement in the mid-1980's, she taught at the community college, first teaching courses on medical recordkeeping and the business law courses.

In 1955, she married Brig. Gen. William U. Ogletree, who had been assistant adjutant general of Maryland and civil defense director for Baltimore City. The general was also a volunteer disaster relief official for the Red Cross. he died in 1988.

Before her marriage, the former Betsy Smith was a lieutenant in the Public Health Service, serving as records librarian at the old Public Health Service Hospital on Wyman Park Drive and earlier at a hospital in Norfolk, Va.

The former Dorothy Smith was a native of Liberty, N.C., and a graduate of what is now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

She earned a master's degree in child psychology from Loyola College and a law degree from the University of Baltimore.

Her survivors include a stepdaughter, Susan O. Bryant of Baltimore; two nieces whom she helped to rear, Dr. Sharon Rounds of Providence, R.I. and Martha Mickels of Cape Elizabeth, Maine; a sister Lauraetta Swain of High Point, N.C.; and two grandchildren.

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