|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1914|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 2007|
Doris Marie Oliver Abbey, 92, of Holyoke, died Wednesday, April 4, 2007 in Holyoke. Visitation was scheduled Monday, April 9 at Jeffers-Baucke Chapel in Holyoke. Funeral services were conducted at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 10 at the First United Methodist Church in Holyoke.
Doris, the youngest child of William Walter Oliver and Myrtle Clayton Oliver was born August 6, 1914 in Guilford, Missouri. She attended school in Missouri until the age of 10 when she moved with the family to a farm northwest of Holyoke.
Doris graduated from Phillips County High School in Holyoke in 1934. She married Leslie Wayne Abbey of Corning, Iowa July 6, 1941. After living in Corning one year, she returned to Colorado when Wayne entered the service in 1942. After Wayne returned from the service they moved to a farm north of Holyoke (March 1946).
She was a member of American Legion Auxiliary and had served all unit offices, district offices, Department Executive Committee Woman two years, unit and district president two years each, co-chairman of national committee one year. She was in Eastern Star and a 4-H club leader.
Doris was a member of the Methodist Church of Holyoke. She was active in church, Sunday School and UMW. She was a professional painter and loved to write poems.
Survivors include her children Larry Wayne Abbey of Holyoke and Vonnell Marie Lewis of Las Vegas, Nevada; grandsons Sean Michael Lewis and his wife Misty and Cameron Phillip Lewis; and two great grandchildren
Preceding her in death were her husband, Wayne Abbey; and two brothers, Ernest Oliver and Maynard Oliver.
April 12, 2007
William Walter Oliver (1881 - 1958)
Myrtle Leora Clayton Oliver (____ - 1953)
Leslie Wayne Abbey (1914 - 1976)
Walter Maynard Oliver (1908 - 1981)*
Ernest Everett Oliver (1911 - 1985)*
Doris Marie Oliver Abbey (1914 - 2007)
Holyoke Memorial Park
Created by: Carol Moore
Record added: Feb 26, 2012
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