Sally Jo Olk
August 30, 1951 ‒ August 09, 2015
Formerly of Mount Vernon, Ohio
Sally Jo Olk, age 63, of Gahanna, Ohio and formerly of Mount Vernon, passed away on Sunday, August 9, 2015 at her residence. She was born on August 30, 1951 in Kankakee, Illinois the daughter of Roy Dean Burton and Dorothy Hope (Zachary) Burton. Sally was a former member of the Dogwood Blossoms Chapter of the Sweet Adelines.
In 2004, she graduated from Hondros College in Columbus earning her Real Estate License and worked for ReMax and Help-U-Sell both of Mount Vernon. For many years, Sally baked and decorated thousands of cakes for friends and family and served as a pastry chef for Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In 2013 she pursued and completed the Culinary Arts program at the Knox County Career Center.
Sally was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband, Brian Olk of Gahanna, her children, Hiedi Jo Dudelston-Daniels of Mount Vernon and W. Tyler (Angie Tuttle) Hunley of Gahanna, four grandchildren, Jakob Daniels, Leatha Tuttle, Sarah Tuttle and Gage Tuttle, her sister, Jennifer Dianne (Burton) Dooley of Winchester, Ohio, nieces, Jessica Dooley and Megan (Dan) Smallwood and her mother-in-law, Diane (Charles) Fulton.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Christopher Alan Burton.
Friends may call on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the Central Christian Church, 17833 Gambier Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Pastor Andrew Beatty and Pastor William Kirby will be officiating. Burial will follow in Mound View Cemetery in Mount Vernon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County.
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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Sally Jo Olk.