Oleathia was born and lived most of her life in the Miami and Ft. Lauderdale area. Then moved to Colorado in 2017 to be closer to her son and his family.
She worked for 28 years in the hospitality industry as Director of Conference and Catering. Prior to that, while raising two children, she did various things including managing a small company credit union and handling their insurance claims.
Oleathia joined the Historical Society as a way to learn about the community and soon became a Lifetime Member.