Mary Oliver

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Mary K. Oliver, 73, of Vero Beach, former longtime resident of Granite City, Ill., died Friday, June 25, 2010, at Palm Garden Nursing Home in Vero Beach.

She was born Sept. 26, 1936, in Graham, Ky., to the late Lewis and Nina Littlefield Oliver.

Survivors include seven nieces and spouses, Joyce and Darryl Chapman, Peggy and James Smith, Wanda and Charlie Polley, Barbara Rushing, Donna Hopkins, Gloria Peacock, JoAnn and Earl Rushing; three nephews, Danny Rushing, David Rushing, and Terry and his wife Rose Atkins.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters, Clara Rushing, Jean Hicks, Emma Garris, LouBell Mahurin, Myrtle Gauderault; and two brothers, Logan and Lorenza Oliver.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Wojstrom Funeral Home and Crematory in Granite City.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon, Ill.

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