Melanie Glynn Head Oswalt, 79, of Phenix City, Alabama, went to be with her Lord on Monday, July 26, 2021, at the Columbus Hospice House, while surrounded by her family.
A Memorial Service will be announced by the family at a later date.
Ms. Oswalt was born in Columbus, GA the daughter of the late Robert Murray Head and Dorothy Dobbs Head. She was the owner operator of The Gallery on 16th Street for over 20 years. Ms. Oswalt enjoyed tennis, fishing and anything outdoors. But above all, she cherished the times she spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Ms. Oswalt was preceded in death by her husband William Baxley Oswalt; two grandsons Michael Walden and Brian Walden and one brother Robert Murray Head, Jr.
Left to cherish her memory are three sons Brad Oswalt and wife Terri, Brian Oswalt and wife Tracy and Barry Oswalt and wife Kay all of Phenix City, AL; one sister Elaine Rowland and husband John of Gainesville, GA; one brother Gary Head and wife Susan of Seale, AL; four grandchildren Jeremiah Oswalt, Dusty Oswalt, Tiffany Oswalt and Nicole Oswalt; eight great grandchildren and many other extended family members and friends.
The family is requesting in lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Ms. Oswalt’s honor to Columbus Hospice House 7020 Moon Road Columbus, GA 31909 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.