Jimmie Nell Oliver – Obituary

by Lynn McMillen
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Mrs. Jimmie Nell Oliver, age 90, of Florence, passed away Monday, May 20, 2013.

A graveside service at Tri-Cities Memorial Gardens will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013, with the time to be announced.

Jimmie Nell served as valedictorian of her 1940 Waterloo High School class. She became a bookkeeper and worked for Wilcoxson Motors, Kreisman’s Ladies Shop and AmSouth Bank. She also supported her husband, John Robert Oliver, in his work at Kreisman’s. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church, Florence and the Mary Douglass Bender Sunday School class. Her hobby was bridge, which she was very good at playing.

She is survived by her son Robert W. Oliver and wife, Jane, of Cartersville, Ga.; grandchildren, Robert W. Oliver II and wife, Marsha, Ian Michael Oliver and Katharine Marie Oliver; stepgreat-grandchildren, Matthew Blake Bradford and Devin Bradford.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Wesley and Carrie Velma Robertson; husband, John Robert Oliver Jr.; sisters, Mary Ruth Haynes and Beatrice Patricia Perkins.

The family would like to thank the Hospice of Tennessee Valley staff, Vikki Stout, Sherri Adams and neighbor, Patsy Givens, for their care.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Hospice of Tennessee Valley to purchase a lift chair for other hospice patients or to the American Cancer Society .

Elkins Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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