Ollie O'Grady Timeline
1912 - Ollie O' Grady was born in Starks, Louisiana and moved to Orange, Texas
1929 - Graduated from Orange High School, and became a student nurse at Frances Ann Luther Hospital in Orange, Texas
1932 - Graduated as a nurse and affiliated at John Sealy Hospital in Galveston
1942 - Moved back to Orange, Texas and met her husband James.
1951 - She began a 25-year career as a school nurse for Mission CISD
1959 - She was named First Lady of Mission
1976 - She retired from MCISD
1983 - An article appeared in a book called "100 Women of the Rio Grande Valley."
1986 - She died at Mission Municipal Hospital at the age of 74, and Ollie O'Grady Elementary opened its doors.
1987 - She was honored posthumously by the senior class of Mission High School, naming her "Friend of Education."