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Relis Oliver

Thursday, November 21, 2002

BELKNAP, Ill. -- Relis "DeBug" Oliver, 81, of Belknap died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2002, at his home.

He was the son of Alvin and Bertha Davidson Oliver. He married Pauline Greer, who preceded him in death.

Oliver retired from Vienna Correctional Center in Vienna, Ill., and had also worked 27 years at Main Brothers Box and Lumber Co. He had served on the Belknap Village Board and Belknap Grade School Board. He attended Belknap Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include two daughters, Betty Goines of Vienna, Norma Clark of Grand Chain, Ill.; two sons, Relis Oliver Jr. of Jonesboro, Ill., Billy Oliver of Atlanta, Ga.; two brothers, Herschel Oliver of Cypress, Ill., Cletus Oliver of Anna, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers.

Friends may call at Wilson Funeral Home in Karnak, Ill., from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. The Rev. Steve Heisner will officiate. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery at Cypress.