Larry Oliver

Friday, July 15, 2005

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Larry N. Oliver, 67, of Sikeston died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

He was born April 16, 1938, in East Prairie, Mo., son of E.N. "Fats" and Colene Calhoun Oliver.

After graduating from East Prairie High School, he moved with his family to California. He attended college in California. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1959, serving two years in active duty and four years in the Army Reserves.

He was owner and operator of L&T Florist in Ontario, Calif., until moving to Sikeston in the early 1990s. He worked at the Market Place Florist, and then was a security guard with Scott County Department of Social Services, retiring in 2003. He was a member of the Christian Church in Mira Loma, Calif.

Survivors include two brothers, Freddie Oliver of Green River, Wyo., and Charles Oliver of East Prairie.

Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Anniston Cemetery, with Martin Lucas officiating.

McMikle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.