April 15, 1947 - December 23, 2021
Ella Sue Osment, 74, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, December 23, 2021 at the family residence. Ella Sue was born in Cleveland and she was the daughter of the late Dorothy Nell Benton Osment and Clyde Arnold Osment. Ella Sue, a long time educator, attended Lee College and Carson Newman College and graduated from Lee College (Lee University), in the spring of 1969. She started her teaching profession at the old Bradley High School in the fall of 1969. With bittersweet emotions, she transferred to the new Bradley Central High School in the fall of 1972. Miss Osment loved teaching Shakespeare and Science Fiction. In 1977, she took a select group of Seniors on a tour of Europe, including, Belgium, Amsterdam and Paris, France. She was very excited to visit Anne Frank's home in Amsterdam and the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Miss Osment taught Junior and Senior English at Bradley Central High School for 30 years, from 1969 until 1999. Many of her former students refer to her as "Their favorite Teacher". She cherished each and everyone of her students! Later in life, she would ask everyone she met where they attended High School and if she had taught them. Besides teaching, Ella Sue enjoyed shopping and traveling. Her travels included two trips around the world, several trips to Europe, Australia, Costa Rica and Hawaii. One of her trips to Europe, she took a bus 1263 miles from Rome to Paris. Her favorite destination was London and she loved visiting William Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon. She also loved Ireland and always said " Ireland was the most beautiful country on earth"! Ella Sue was a member of the North Cleveland Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School for many years. Survivors include her brother, Bert Osment (Lena), nieces, Sarah Watson, Kelly Osment, nephew, Cody Chris Osment. She adored her nieces and nephew and loved to spoil them! The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted on Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 11 A. M. at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel with Dr. Jay McCluskey officiating. Interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens with Bert Osment, Chris Osment, Donnie Benton, Gerald Williams and Paul Schull serving as casket bearers. The family welcomes all of her students who can come to the service to honor Miss Osment! The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 P. M. Monday at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Chapel who has charge of the arrangements. You may share your condolences and your memories with the Osment family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.
Ella Sue Osment, 74, a resident of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, December 23, 2021 at the family residence. Ella Sue was born in Cleveland and she was the daughter of the late Dorothy Nell Benton Osment and Clyde Arnold Osment. Ella Sue,... View Obituary & Service Information
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